8.20.2008

Just let me do my job

Shall we share another funny hit-on story? This friend of mine doesn’t even need to be SEEN to get hit on…

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Mid-afternoon phone call:

Caller: Hi, I'd like to pay my matriculation fee over the phone.
Friend: OK, sure! Let me just pull up your file here...[pause]...oh yes...I believe we've actually spoken before!
Caller: Yes! Do you recognize my voice because you thought my voice was cute?
Friend: [???!!! nervous laughter ???!!!] Well, I actually don’t think in those terms anymore since I've gotten married...
Caller: Oh, well, since you are married, you can be more objective now!
Friend: [more nervous laughter] You know - I just don't think in those terms!
Caller: Oh well [he proceeds to tell me credit card number and then confirms that the matriculation fee is $100]
Friend: Actually, the matriculation fee is only $50 for your program.
Caller: Did I get a discount because my voice is cute?
Friend: hehehe - NO - the program fee is just $50 - for everyone.

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On second thought…maybe this boy just had low self-esteem, I am SURE you had a very cute voice weird man. :)

6 comments:

Saturday Morning Mystic said...

Hmm...since when are "cute voices" even okay?

Robin said...

I gotta be honest here. I'm married, and I still think in those terms. But I am not sure how I would have handled this caller.

B-W said...

There's "persistence," and then there's "creepy." This guy needs to learn the difference.

Searching for the Yeti said...

EXACTLY B-W!!!! You have just drawn a line for me that makes so...much...sense!

douglas said...

what?!? was this "me" really you? I agree with b-w. he's right on on that one.

Searching for the Yeti said...

haah! not "me"...i changed that - i understand how it could be confusing :) it was a friend of mine.