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: Uhh...no...this 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*

4 comments:

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

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  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.)

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  3. That's really weird and awkwwwwward!

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  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

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