As per This American Life and Sarah Koenig’s mother:
- your sleep
- your period
- your health
- your dreams
- your diet
- route talk (as in, how you arrived at a particular location, including traffic and subway trouble)
The reason? They’re boring subjects.
Before you open your mouth first ask yourself, is this interesting to anybody?
I have to say, as much as I’m guilty of all seven*, I totally agree.
*in retrospect, I’m only guilty of six.