Saturday, June 13, 2009

Lesson: You can't win with the hearing impaired.

Name: Harry C.  Age (approximate): 103. Subscriber Number: 47.

HC: (blatantly vexed that someone would be calling him during dinnertime at 4:15pm) Hello?

LB: Hi, this is Laura calling from Dorset Theatre Festival.  Could I please speak to Harry?

HC: Who?

LB: Harry.

HC (mounting confusion): Who?

LB: Har. Ry.

HC (utter bewilderment): WHO?


HC (indignant that this strange woman on the phone would yell at him): Speaking.

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