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    Monday, January 22, 2007

    A Monday Moan of My Own

    A pet peeve, anyway...
    ...Is when I call someone's house to leave them a message. 
    The person who picks up and answers says "____ isn't here right now." 
    I ask if I may leave a message. 
    Uh-huh, he says. 
    I clearly speak my name. 
    Uh-huh, he says. 
    Then I say, "and my phone number is --"
    Hold on, I need to get a pen... he says.
    (NOW you need a pen?)

    Comments on "A Monday Moan of My Own"


    Blogger MrsTito said ... (9:43 AM, January 23, 2007) : 

    It's even more fun when it happens when you call a place of business!

    We have people in our office who will flat out tell the caller to call back instead of offering to take a message. Seriously.

    And to think that I couldn't find a job for over 2 years in NE Ohio and these idiots are gainfully employed.


    Blogger Kate Anne said ... (6:32 AM, January 25, 2007) : 

    Lots of our clients are on our contact list. Usually a name suffices unless they are not at a usual number. That said, I have to remember to go find a pen and write a msg -- or call vmail and leave it -- before someone/something districts me. Holy ADD!!


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