Jacob Haller (jwgh) wrote,
Jacob Haller
jwgh

prank calling is a lost art

*phone rings*

Me: "Hello?"

Young adolescent: "Hello. Is this Jacob?"

Me: "Yes."

YA: "What are you up to?"

Me: "Oh, not much ..."

[longish pause]

Me: "Who is this?"

YA: "This is Nathan."

Me: "Oh."

[longish pause]

Me: "I'm sorry, but where do I know you from?"

YA: "We met at the Stop & Shop the other day." [Note: I haven't been to a Stop & Shop in months.]

Me: "Ah. Clearly we bonded."

YA: "Yeah, we did it."

[longish pause.]

Me: "OK then." [hangs up]
Tags: empire stories, providence
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