I got a call today from a foreign-sounding telemarketer with a California number. It went something like this:
[Long pause as telemarketing maching patches through operator]
TM: May I speak with Peter?
"I'm afraid you have the wrong number."
"Oh, this is XXX from YYY. May I speak with the Office Manager?"
"This is a large law firm. I'm not sure who you want to talk to."
"Oh, may I speak with Attorney Wimberly?"
"How about Attorney Wadsworth?"
"Wimberly?! Wadsworth?! Are you making this up?"
"Oh, OK. Thank you for your time. Good-bye."
Maybe you aren't chuckling like I was. But if she was making that up, I have to congratulate her. Wimberly and Wadsworth...
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