Even news that the Bank of England left interest rates on hold did little to lighten the mood.
I DO wish that it business distance small had a speakerphone for all of the time spent on hold with various companies anymore.
Reluctantly, they put their own needs on hold and sought out the chief warder.
Even ever-smiling Maria, the newly hired helper, put her smile on hold and looked ready to cry.
The last item on Dean's list of pleasurable activities was punching one if you want this and two if you want that buttons, then sitting on hold while listening to elevator music from some bureaucratic office.