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Trapped by the Stranger on the Train Phenomenon

On a too-long Vermont bus ride, a woman began a monologue with the passenger next to her. As her voice escalated, we had no choice but to listen to the story of her life. Read More

I'd tell that lady to shut up after hour two.

There are some people who don't know to shut up. They don't care about others, they just want to talk and talk endlessly.

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Rita Watson, MPH, is an Associate Fellow at Yale's Ezra Stiles College and a columnist for The Providence Journal.


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