Correcting Campaign Callers--from Texas
As I was writing the previous MRGO-GO post, the phone rang. It was another campaign call--for Karen Carter. First off the caller id read 000-000-0000 which was the first tip off of either a skype call or a telemarketer of some sort. I answer and there is a brief lull--I can hear tens of people talking in the background and then in a monotone drawl the pitch for Karen Carter is read to me. Did you know former Senator John Brew endorsed Karen Carter for the seat? Did you the Times-Pic, pause (background noise), Times-Pica-yone endorsed her too?
I respond: "Uh. Where are you calling from????"
Her response: "Texas."
My reply: "You might want to pronounce those names correctly. Its 'JOHN BRO' and 'Times-PICAYOON.'"
Her indifferent response: "Uh-hu." Click.
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