I don’t mind you being a telemarketer; what I hate is a quitter
When did telemarketers stop being so persistent?
Just now, I got a call from a lady offering a free trial subscription to a local newspaper. I said I couldn’t use it, and she just thanked me and hung up. I never even got the chance to say I couldn’t use the newspaper because I couldn’t read.
A few weeks ago, I got a call from a lady at a dance studio offering a free lesson. I said I wasn’t interested, and she just mumbled a dejected thank-you and hung up. She didn’t push me at all, and I never got the chance to say I wasn’t interested because I didn’t have any legs.
I used to get to spin an outrageous web of lies to get rid of you, telemarketers. I enjoyed that. It was a lot of fun. What happened to the hard sell? You give up too easily.
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