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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Washington Times Telemarketing

I was working late yesterday, and I got a call from a telemarketing lady around 6:30PM trying to sell me Washington Times newspaper. I guess I never bothered to register my office number in the "do not call" list. After her sales speach, here's how the conversation took place.

Me: "Do you know who you're calling?"
Sales Lady: "No, I don't"
Me: "This is the office of The Washington Post"
Sales Lady: "Ahhh.....the competition"
Me: "Yeah, sorry, I don't think I'd be buying your newspaper, I don't think my job would appreciate that"
Sales Lady: Slight laugh, "I understand, have a good night"
Me: "You too"

Just thought it was somewhat weird, and share it with you guys.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yo Paul! It was wonderful having you hang out with us this weekend. It meant alot. We miss you lots and thanks for everything! Be safe on you way home!
See you soon. Promise it's our turn next.

9/04/2006 1:41 PM  
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