TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Need Help With a Telephone Mystery

Re: Need Help With a Telephone Mystery

Danny Burstein (
Thu, 26 Jan 2006 22:39:02 +0000 (UTC)

In <> DLR <>
writes: [ snip ]

> The other day, I got a call the caller id showed as a hispanic name
> that I didn't recognize. On a whim I answered. (I work at home and try
> and ignore most personal calls during the day to the home number.) I
> said hello, the other end said in what seemed to me to be a plaintive
> female voice, "Maria?". I tried in my non-existent Spanish to tell her
> wrong number but she kept repeating that name in a questioning
> voice. I gave up and hung up. She called every half hour a few more
> times ...

And ... the next call was a(n) hispanic woman who said:

This is Maria. Any calls for me?

Knowledge may be power, but communications is the key
[to foil spammers, my address has been double rot-13 encoded]

[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Its an old joke, but one that still
draws good laughs from time to time! PAT]

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