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    Say My Name, (Don’t) Say My Name

    | Pennsylvania, USA |

    (I work at a call center as a customer service representative for prepaid debit cards, payroll cards and rewards cards.)

    Me: “Thank you for calling [company]. My name is Jordan. May I have your card number, please?”

    Customer: “Jordan, huh? Like the river?”

    Me: “Yes, sir.”

    Customer: “Well, in that case, I’d love to take a swim in your river, honey.”

    Me: “Sir?”

    Customer: “Please, you don’t have to call me sir. Call me [first name].”

    Me: “Alright, [first name].”

    Customer: “Oh, I love the way you say my name. Could you say it again?”

    Me: “I beg your pardon? Is there anything I can do for you today?”

    Customer: “No, Jordan. I’m fine.”

    Me: “Okay. Well, thank you for calling [company] and you enjoy your day, sir.”

    Customer: “Now, Jordan, what did I say about that?”

    Me: “I’m sorry. I meant [first name].”

    Customer: “There we go. Thank you, Jordan. Bye bye, now!”