Sitting down for lunch this last week with a colleague in LA, I noticed three young ladies at a table nearby. Typical of many people today, besides the constant chatter back and forth, all three were texting away and checking email, etc. on their iPhones.
One of the ladies was a smoker and through the course of the visit, kept getting up to go outside to indulge. (I noticed by the pack of cigarettes and lighter she would leave on the table upon her return.) Not wanting to pause the conversation, the other two companions would join their smoker friend and head outside.
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