Wednesday, December 1, 2010

I am not a man

*telephone rings*

Me: Hello?

Caller: Hi, can I please speak to Devon?

Me: Speaking.

Caller: Oh, hi Devon, it's [name withheld] from [company withheld]. How are you?

Me: I'm good thanks. How are you?

Caller: I'm good, but I think I should be speaking to a man.

Me: Uhhh...nope. This is Devon.

Caller: Oh, uh...okay. So I'm calling about your interview.

Pause for some backstory: I had an "interview" for a company which I later found out to be a door to door sales pyramid scheme. I didn't go, and I didn't bother to call and cancel. I know, I'm a rebel like that.

Me: Oh, right, I'm sorry...[about to go into why I didn't show up]

Caller: That's okay! Is he there?

Me: is me, Devon.

Caller: Oh uh okay. Then why did you say sorry?

Me: Because I didn't show up for my interview...[starting to get really annoyed now]

Caller: Oh yea no, that's no problem...uhhh...

Me: *click*


  1. Way to go hanging up on them. Idiots. Haha

  2. Heehee. I wonder if the call was "being recorded for quality assurance purposes." I don't get it, because to me Devon is a girl's name. In fact, it was the name I was going to push for if we had a girl. (Hubby was going for Abigail. Good thing we had boys. Would have been bloody.)

  3. That's really weird and awkwwwwward!

  4. It was so annoying. I've had some bad experiences with people being rude about my name and thinking it's a guy's name, but this takes the cake for sure. What did he think, that I was covering for the real Devon? lol