"It's a guy thing." Translated: "There is no rational thought pattern connected with it, and you have no chance at all of making it logical."
"Can I help with dinner?" Translated: "Why isn't it already on the table?"
"Uh huh," "Sure, Honey," or Dear." Translated: Absolutely nothing. It's a conditioned response.
"It would take too long to explain." Translated: "I have no idea how it works."
"I was listening to you. It's just that I have things on my mind." Translated: "That girl standing on the corner is a real babe."
"Take a break honey, you're working too hard." Translated: "I can't hear the game over the vacuum cleaner."
"That's interesting, dear." Translated: "Are you still talking?"