Small Talk


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


  1. it sure is
  2. Did you happen to
  3. barely even
  4. catch
  5. scored
  6. by the way
  7. take the stairs
  8. small talk
  9. chat
  10. network
  11. awkward
  12. uncomfortable
  13. less is more