- Hi there, Mr. Anderson! How are you on this fine morning?
- Fine, thank you.
- It sure is cold this morning, isn't it? I barely even got out of bed!
- Yeah. It's pretty cold, alright.
- Did you catch the news this morning? I heard that there was a fire on Byron Street.
- No, I didn't hear about that.
- Did you happen to watch the football game last night? The Patriots scored in the last minute!
- No, I don't like football.
- Oh... By the way, I saw you with your daughter at the office Christmas party. She's really beautiful!
- She's my wife! Oh, here's my floor! Nice talking to you. Goodbye.
- Sir, this is the fifty-sixth floor! We're on the seventieth!
- That's okay, I'll take the stairs!
- it sure is
- Did you happen to
- barely even
- by the way
- take the stairs
- small talk
- less is more