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Autor:  Dale-CR
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  26/MAR/2010 12:51 PM
Assunto:  on the phone
 
Mensagem:  Sid, I feel "normal" knowing that the "Who is this?" gets on your nerves too.  The practice here in Costa Rica has died out.   In the 70s it drove me crazy.  I told more than one caller, "If you don't know who I am, why did you call?"  One guy was my wife's cousin.  He called back and identified himself politely, but I learned later a brother-in-law was present, and the shocked cousin had asked those around him, "Who does this Gringo think he is?"   LOL

In Gramado I had a woman call me about 20 times asking for someone I had never heard of.  I really got pissed off.  If Carlos wasn't staying in the house an hour ago, he sure as hell did not move in after her last call.  This morning I had to argue with a woman that Sonia did not live here and, no, she had not lived her a year ago,  A wrong number is a wrong number.



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Quando usar "boas maneiras" ?  –  Dale-CR  25/MAR/2010, 3:25 PM
Quando usar "boas maneiras" ?  –  Sidney  26/MAR/2010, 11:38 AM
 on the phone  –  Dale-CR  26/MAR/2010, 12:51 PM

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