Why Our Contracts Are A Gazillion Pages Long

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Caller: “Hello, my cellphone bill is more than it is supposed to be.”

Me: “Okay, I see that your bill is $4.00 more than normal. Let’s see why.”

Caller: “You had better figure this out. I’m not going to pay it if you’re trying to screw me!”

Me: “I see the problem, You actually called Canada.”

Caller: “I have nationwide calling! I can call Canada if I want to.”

Me: “Actually, if you have nationwide calling, you’re only okay in the United States.”

Caller: “So? Canada is part of North America.”

Me: “Yes, but not the United States…”

Caller: “What about Colorado?”

Me: “Yes, Colorado is okay.”

Caller: “What about… Vietnam?”

Me: “Umm, no, that would be a bit international.”

Caller: “Fine! I’ll pay it this time, but maybe you guys should be a bit more clear on what your national service consists of!”