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talking shop

noun

  1. informal.
    a group or committee that has discussions that never result in action


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Now it is the fashion to choose material from the ant-heap, the talking shop of everyday life.

Redpath's lecturers put up at Young's Hotel, and spent their days at the bureau, smoking and spinning yarns, or talking shop.

I struck a lawyer chum in the cars the other day and thought I'd interest him by talking shop.

There were others whom he would please much better by not talking shop at all.

It is natural for men to enjoy 'talking shop', and this esoteric bond of union has existed between workmen in all ages.

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