Tuchuk Teaches English

By | 18/08/2007

[Note: See the Cold Callers page for an explanation of what these posts are all about.]

CC: Cold Caller
WT: Wolf Tuchuk

CC: “Can I speak to Mrs Tuchuk?”
WT: “Yes.” [Hangs up.]

[Telephone rings again and is the same person]

CC: “We got cut off. Can I speak to Mrs Tuchuk?”
WT: “Yes.”
CC: [after long pause] “Hello, Mrs Tuchuk?”
WT: “No.”
CC: “Well can I speak to Mrs Tuchuk?”
WT: “You have already asked me that question & I have answered it. Allow me to elaborate: you are not dumb & she is not deaf.”
CC: “Yes, but…”
WT: “Do you mean: May I speak to Mrs Tuchuk?”
CC: “Er yes.”
WT: “And do you wish to harangue her or to have converse?”
CC: “Er…”
WT: “Do I assume you mean to say: May I speak with Mrs Tuchuk?”
CC: “Er…yes.”
WT: “Well you cannot. She is out.”