Making ingratiating small talk – talk that is business oriented, designed to both provide and solicit personal information but avoids overt pitching. Most often an artifact of “networking.” It is more art than science but can be learned.
Tony is on the schmooz. I’ll bet he comes back to the office with contact information on the Senior Partner at Boogle & Walters.
Also known as the Born Again Christians. These are people who have, in a sudden paroxysm of irrationality, abandoned decency and toleration and embarked on a perfervid, lifelong rant against anything that does not conform to their turbid Dark Ages theology.
The goddamned Refried Christians beat the crap out of that poor gay guy.