Friday, December 2, 2011

One Way To End A Survey Call

Scene: Last night, my home.

(Phone rings.)

ME: Hello?

SURVEY TAKER: Good evening. I’m from ______ Research conducting a consumer survey.

ME: Okay.

SURVEY TAKER: When you think of a brand of a luxury automobile, what name comes to mind?

ME: Pierce-Arrow.

SURVEY TAKER (long pause): Okay, sir, thank you.

(Click.)

Hey, they were great cars.