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  • Little shop-talk was recognizable as participants shared stories about snowboarding, falconry classes, and a lecture on rebuilding public education.

    Gregory Ferenstein: A Conference That Entertains, Inspires and Has Impact: Summit Series

  • If you follow our shop-talk at Webcomics. com, if you enjoyed our book How To Make Webcomics, then you owe it to yourself to check out the SEQALAB podcast.

    PvPonline » Archive » Power to the Pod

  • In all truth, they constitute the shop-talk of the idlers.

    Chapter 27

  • I know why you're reluctant to "taint your very precious personal life with the oil-slick of 'shop-talk'"; but it's clear to me that by keeping your desperation to yourself, you're denying yourself the chance to let a little daylight in.

    Dear Jeremy

  • For a year and a summer, the two of them worked blue-vested, sometimes lunch-mates, other times carpooling; and always, to his delight, when he and Honey were both at home at day's end, trading gossip and shop-talk.

    In Her Wake

  • Casual shop-talk about spending time in “the hole” and so forth.

    Movie Review: A Prophet (Is the Cannes Fave Really a Godfather-esque Masterpiece?) | /Film

  • I had a wonderful shop-talk conversation with Nanci Kalanta over the phone.

    For the Sake of Pleasing a reviewer...

  • Then the union folks all meet down at Copeland park for beer (Wisconsin!) and brats (Wisconsin!) and shop-talk.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Gratuitous shop-talk is wrong because it doesn't advance the story, but if Our Heroine is trying desperately to cure someone and her neighbor comes over with some herb tips, that's different.

    Writer Geeks

  • Right now it's brutally hot and the lake is lovely, there are thunderstorms overhead and a lot of industry shop-talk, and I'm trying to relax into island life.

    Blue Heaven

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