Death Of A Sales Pitch, Part 4

, | Working | November 6, 2014

(It is the fall of 2006 and I receive a telemarketing call.)

Agent: “I’m calling to inform you that you qualify for a $15,000.00 life insurance policy with…”

Me: “I’m a full time student being supported by my parents. Life insurance is worthless to me. I’m already worth more dead than I am alive.”

Agent: “But, sir! It’s free until June of 2007!”

Me: “Well, I plan to be alive in June of 2007, Mr. Optimist!”

Agent: “I know we all want to hope for the best, but…”

Me: *hangs up*


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