Mar 17

A: “Hey, what’s going on?”
B: “Not much; it’s Monday”
A: “Great.”

Is it just me, or does everyone else have a mental pull-down menu of responses for nonversations like this?

I just realize I need to refresh this list a bit. People at my job are probably just as tired of my quasi-sincere “..it’s Monday” or “…it’s Friday” shtick as I am of uttering it.

As a society, and people who work in a busy corporate environment especially, we should simply adopt a “Nod and Grunt” policy which should save about 180 seconds out of every day. It’d be much more efficient to nod and/or grunt at someone to acknowledge their presence than to mumble inane crap. read more