We all are subjected to uncomfortable conversations now and then...and find ourselves looking desperately for an escape route.
How do you deal with this?
Do you stick it out or do you have an accomplice to rescue you with a secret code?
Azania reveals how Queen Elizabeth allegedly uses code to alert her staff when things are going pear-shaped, by moving her handbag from one arm to the other, eventaully setting it down on the floor and finally twisting her wedding band when things are getting desperate.
Here are a few suggestions from listeners on how to either make the conversation less embarrassing or avoid the ordeal completely.
This is simple.... change the subject or engage into politics. Most people don't like poitics.— Vincent, 702 listener
The old cliche is to pretend that your phone is ringing.— Lolly, 702 listener
I have my headsets on and no one will come to me. Provide tactics to avoid it [conversation]— Themba, 702 listener
Listen below to how listeners deal with awkie convos:
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