old talk


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old talk

n
superficial chatting
vb
(intr) to indulge in such chatting
References in classic literature ?
He greeted Philip with enthusiasm, and with his usual volubility told him that he had come to live in London, Ruth Chalice was a hussy, he had taken a studio, Paris was played out, he had a commission for a portrait, and they'd better dine together and have a good old talk.
My notion was, that it might soften my heart if I could see the old place, and talk the old talk, and look again at the well-remembered faces.
Personally, I'm fed up with the same old talk every year, that fails to alleviate the hardships inflicted on living standards by WHILST researching a branch of the Wear family history, I discovered that in 1960 Jack Potts and his wife Grace, along with my father's Aunt, Lilium Wear, had been administrators of the will of Lilium's sister (Grace Lister who lived at the time in Cullercoats).
Sick of Lamberts same old talk about how young the team is
This again takes us to the old talk of a draft law governing the establishment of non-governmental organizations that has been put on hold for a long time.
My view was that if I didn't get elected, I'd go back to my old talk radio job and do what I always did in the private sector.
In the several years since the oil and gas exploration initiative gained steam, Lebanese politicians and officials have been recycling the same old talk, featuring the word "should" -- as in the country should do this or that if it wants to benefit from gas and oil.
CLINTON - Over the concerns of neighbors, the selectmen last night approved a bar and grill at the old Talk of the Town Restaurant locale at 521 Main St.
On Tuesday we'll have the same old talk from Tony Blair.