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She coughed nervously. He fumbled with his napkin.

“So, you work in radio?” she said. “Um, how is that?”

“Uh, it’s good,” he said. “Frantic, though. You want constant, top-notch content, but most importantly you want to avoid dead air.”

“Huh,” she said. “Dead air.”

“Yeah.”

“Huh.”

They scanned their menus for the hundredth time.