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Old 12-05-2009, 10:14 AM   #54
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I super duper hate when I call someone on the phone and ask is, "Bladda bladda there?" and the person says, "Yes, do you want to speak to him/her?"

No...I was just checking to make sure they were home. Thanks...

Yes, of course I want to speak to the person!
Oh no you di'n't!

I double super duper hate it when someone calls and asks "is Bubba there?" because they're supposed to say, "Hello, this is Susie. May I speak to Bubba?" Then I say, "Bubba isn't here right now, may I take a message?"

I have friends who answer their phones in a strange way, IMO. You tell me if this is normal: Ring.. Ring... Ring... "JOHNSONS!" They've taught their children this too so when anyone answers the phone at their house, they just shout out the family name. It's sort of like a business or something. I know some would say "Johnson residence", but it's just the family surname.
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