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June 21st, 2007

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When you answer the phone, what do you say?

I’m not talking about the initial “Hello?,” but your response when the caller says who it is. Do you opt for:

  • Oh, hi, ____!
  • What’s going on?
  • What’s up
  • How are you?
  • How’s it going?
  • Hey there, sweet cheeks!
  • … or something else?

I generally opt for “What’s going on?” or “How’s it going?” I think I’d only use “How are you?” if I were talking to an elderly relative or something. Or maybe “Hey there, sweet cheeks!” Depends on the relative.

Posted in Everyday Life

Cat June 21, 2007, 2:58 pm

“We’re not interested.”

Jeani June 23, 2007, 1:06 pm

I never thought about it much, but with caller ID I generally know who is calling before I pick up. So usually it’s something like, “Hi honey!” (for Paul, of course). Or, for others, “Hey, ____, how are you?”

Paul June 23, 2007, 2:21 pm

I, too, do the “Hi honey” greeting for Jeani or a variation, “Hey, sweetie.” Sometimes, “YOU’RE SCHMOOPIE!”

Anyway.

Most other times I do a standard “Hello”. I know I’ve tried to consciously change this every now and then but sometimes you just have to stick with the classics.

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