14 January 2006

Onslaught of the 12 year olds

Do I sound like a Courtney to you? No? I didn't think so either.

To complement my 3 text messages from yesterday, I received 3 calls today.

"Hello, may I speak to Courtney?" Today I'm going with a 12-14 year old girl as my caller.

"I'm sorry, you've got the wrong number," I replied.

"Oh, sorry," she said before hanging up.

I put my cell on the desk and it started to vibrate again.

"Hello, may I speak to Courtney?" the same girl asked.

"No, this is the wrong... what number are you dialing?"

"***-****," she replied.

"Well, that's this number, but she's not here. It's the wrong number," I concluded.

"Oh, ok. Sorry."

I set my phone down and resumed reading several mind-numbing web pages with blog hacks outside of my template tweaking comfort zone. Five minutes later, my phone buzzed again.

"Hello, may I speak to Courtney?" the same girl asked.

Dude, take a hint. You're killing me here. "I'm sorry, you've..."

"The wrong number," she interjected with recognition. "Sorry."

Sigh. It's just my luck to have the number of some popular pre-/early teen girl. Courtney, no less.

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5 comments :

  1. This made me giggle. My grandfather's name is Courtney.

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  2. At least you didn't get the final call:

    "Hi, this is Courtney, did anyone call for me?"

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  3. Poor Courtney. She's missing her calls...

    Or else she gave the wrong number out because this stupid girl keeps bugging her.

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  4. Julia- Shh, it's like you're tempting the gods.

    Sam- If Courtney has a cell, she must have email, right? The main thing is that the caller knew she wasn't getting through. I hate getting voice mails for wrong numbers. I should start a tally of them all.

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