Stock Phrases

Four different people, five times, got treated to this phrase (or a variant thereof) from me, between 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.:

“I will answer your question, if you don’t interrupt me.”

Burt Likko

Pseudonymous Portlander. Homebrewer. Atheist. Recovering litigator. Recovering Republican. Recovering Catholic. Recovering divorcé. Recovering Former Editor-in-Chief of Ordinary Times. House Likko's Words: Scite Verum. Colite Iusticia. Vivere Con Gaudium.


    • Judges get to interrupt me without complaint.

      Other lawyers? Clients? Not so much.

      My own paralegal? No way.

      • I say that about a thousand times a day. Kitty probably says it ten thousand.

        Almost-seven and almost-nine are almost-never shutting up.

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