March 04, 2002

sticking it to the man

I'm not very good at thinking on my feet, one of those people who thinks of something to say 30 - 1800 seconds later. So I was very pleased with myself with a recent telemarketer.

She started out: "Hi, I'm with Mumble Morf, a marketing research company and we're doing a survey on marketing and the internet. First, can you tell me if you or any member of your immediate family works for a marketing agency or media outlet?"

I blurted out, "Yes, my wife works for a local TV station." (She is a teacher.)

"Thank you, have a good evening."


(Originally posted elsewhere)

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