Bring Back the Stigma

I don’t care how unique or expressive you think your ringtone is, you should have turned it off before the meeting, luncheon lecture, whatever. Watching a room full of grown adults giggle and smirk at one another when a phone sounds off drives me to distraction, especially when it’s followed by nervous banter about the interruption. Can we please re-learn the art of the frosty stare and quick resumption of business?