Saturday, September 06, 2003[posted by jaed at 11:15 PM]
"When the phone rings, it's us."
Natalie Solent offers a creative way to deal with telemarketers:
Hi, my name is Shelley and I'm calling to ask if you'd be interested in a new service offered by British Orangecom."Indeed (TM Instapundit).
[Very enthusiastically] "Yes!"
"Wo-? Um. It's about 'Friends & Family 2003', a new call tariff that--"
"Yes. Oh yes."
"A NEW CALL TARIFF THAT OFFERS-"
"Yes! Yes! Yes! Oh, oh, oh yes!"
See, it is quite possible to dispose of these creatures while maintaining an entirely positive attitude.