As the awkward bubble spreads from the source (original speaker), it leaves more silent in its wake as the general feeling of discomfort reaches more and more individuals.
Student 1: When I started my first day at school!
Teacher: OK. That's a good one. Anyone else?
Stident 2: I always remember the day my dad died.
-SILENCE as the awkward bubble spreads throughout the entire classroom, engulfing all in its wake-