You know, my job requires a certain amount of decorum and professionalism. But sometimes I just can't resist giving people a taste of their own medicine. Take this call from Sunday. I was calling people who were 1/2 hour late for their dinner.
Woman: Hello? (chew chew chew)
Me: Good evening. Mrs. Lopez? (not her real name)
pause a few seconds while I figure out which way the conversation is going to go
Me: OK. This is Jamie from...
So I think maybe I paused for too long and the woman thought I had disconnected. I was pretty sure she heard me still talking, but you know - she was obviously involved with her chewing. Maybe she was distracted. So I called her back.
Me: Is this the wrong number for the Lopez family?
Me: Well you could have said that the first time before you hung up on me.
Then I hung up on her.
But SHE started it!