work - a phone conversation i had tonight  

catastrophegirl 41F
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7/15/2006 9:38 pm
work - a phone conversation i had tonight


phone rings:

me: "thank you for calling the [blank] hotel, marti speaking, how may i help you?"

caller: "someone called me from this number?"

me: "this is a hotel. do you know someone who might be staying here?"

caller: "who called me from 919-***-****?"

me: "we have over 300 rooms. any one of them would show up as that number when calling outside. do you know anyone who might be calling here?"

caller: "is this a restaurant?"

me: "it's a hotel"

caller: "what's that?"

me: "we have a few hundred people who are staying here this weekend. do you know anyone who might be in durham right now?"

caller: "espanol?"

me: "sorry, no"

caller: "one minute"

new caller: "hi, my friend wants to know why you called him"

me: "he called me"

caller: "he called you BACK"

me: "this is a hotel. over 300 people could have called him from here. i'm just the operator. does he know anyone who might be calling from a hotel in durham?"

caller: "no. of course not"

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