Happy Holidays!

26 Dec

This morning, on the phone with an automated bill pay.

Them:  You have paid two-hundred, twenty-eight dollars.  Is this amount correct?

Me:  Yes.

(pause)

Them:  I’m sorry, I could-not hear you.  You have paid two-hundred, twenty-eight dollars.  Is this correct?

Me:  Yes!

(pause)

Them:  I’m sorry.  I did-not hear you.  You have paid-

Me:  ARGH, YES!

Sam, from the other room:  Happy Holidays!

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3 Responses to “Happy Holidays!”

  1. Jingle December 26, 2009 at 6:42 pm #

    good humor, it is nice to see you here.

  2. Pigeon December 26, 2009 at 11:10 pm #

    My dad has been complaining for years that none of us can understand him; then he got a voice-activated car.

    “Eh … a-pliss turn on.”
    “Your command cannot be completed. Please try again.”
    “Eh … a-pliss turn on.”
    “Your command cannot be completed. Please try again.”
    “Eh … a-pliss radio on.”

    The poor man can’t win.

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