Me: Hello, can I speak with your accounts payable department, please?
Me: Um. Okay..?
Customer: We sold them to the gypsies.
Me: Really. Well. Is there a number with the gypsies that I can reach them at?
Customer: Well, you see, there’s a problem with getting good cell coverage when you’re roaming like gypsies do…
Me: *pause* So…can I leave a message with you for them to call me when they return from roaming in a few weeks or so?
Customer: Oh, the gypsy circuit is more like 18 months.
Me: *facepalm* I guess I’ll call back later.
Customer: We mailed you a check last week.