“Ghostbusters, whattaya want?!”
Anybody who has seen Ghostbusters remembers this line by Janine (Annie Potts,) the receptionist to the aforementioned spook seekers. It’s a funny line not only for the sarcastic delivery, but also because a receptionist would never answer a phone this way. At least, not if she wanted to keep her job. Continue reading
The policeman arrived at the scene of an accident to find that a car had struck a telephone pole. Searching for witnesses, he discovered a pale, nervous young man in work clothes who claimed he was an eyewitness.
“Exactly where were you at the time of the accident?” inquired the officer.
“Mister,” exclaimed the telephone lineman, “I was at the top of the pole!”
What’s the worst hold music you have ever listened to?
I found some that people really dislike.
Some people theorize that companies use bad music to encourage customers to hang up before they have to talk to them. I have a different theory. I think companies use music that they think either fits the theme of “please hold” (Hold On, Jeopardy theme, Hold Me Now) or is “safe”.