Hold the Conversation 'Til I Get Back

Gotta head home. Be back soon.

Just hold the conversation 'til I get back. Hate to get too far behind.

If I don't get back, carry on as normal.

a la

Will Rogers: Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.