Your post reminded me that I hate when people omit the 's from a word when the word is supposed to be possessive. Sorry, I think yours was just a typo though! But I have heard people say, for example, "I'm going to my mom house." It's "...mom's
Hee...I forgot that part. Yes, I also say Hello and introduce myself first. I was just cutting to the chase in my post.
It's not strange to me, but it is rather abrupt and might catch a caller off guard.
But it's better than my occasional greetings: "Chello" and "American Psychiatric Association." Now, that
catches people off guard. Hee.