Quick Retort for Office Chatter

Posted May 30, 2013 at 11:00am

Sometimes the answers really are that simple. Take this quandary on a comeback for an office chatterbox:

Q. I work in a small office, like most people on the Hill and I have little privacy. But how to you kindly tell a colleague that you are busy and that they should come back later? It bothers me that people just think you want to always talk.