If I were to make a list of my five favorite activities, ‘Listening to a telemarketer make his pitch’ would not make it.
Between you and me it would not make the ‘2,000 activities I enjoy’ list.
When the National Do-Not-Call list was announced a few years ago, I signed up immediately.
It does not work. Those pesky creatures get through anyway.
What REALLY annoys me is that, starting recently, telemarketers have started calling me on my cell phone.
Two days ago I was talking to my daughter shortly before I was due to drive her to the airport. We were having a lively discussion on a topic that escapes me.
My cell phone rang.
I did not recognize the number but had recently posted a blog that was well received so I took the call in case it was a fan.
A somewhat nasal voice mispronounced my name and wanted to know how my day was going.
“Who are you and why are you calling?” I responded. I was loud and not very polite. Keep Reading