March 22nd, 2006

TP - Lucy What!?

The Miracle of Modern Telecommunications

Okay, so how long has the phenomenom of the pre-emptive hold been in existence, and why is it that those responsible have not been dragged through the streets by howling mobs? Twice today I answered the phone only to be greeted by a recording telling me that “they” have an important call for me but all of their operators are busy, so could I please wai—


Seriously, if it’s important, “they” could do me the courtesy of having an actual human being make the call.