Gas board woman thought I was 88 years old

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I rang the gas board. First they asked me three security questions, one of which included my date of birth.

When that was over I gave the woman on the phone my meter reading.

We joked about the cold weather and I was my usual upbeat self. Then she said, 'don't forget to wrap up warm.' I didn't think anything about it.

I was just about to hang up the phone when she said, 'wait a minute. I see from our records you're 88 years old. You might be entitled to a reduction on your bill.'

WTF. I am only 38. No way does my voice sound like a man of nearly 90.

Apparently she read my date of birth wrong. Her eyes wonky, she must also be partly deaf too. No way can a man of 38 sound 90. Madness.
 

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I can match that: My Doctor phoned an hour ago to check I was still alive! It seems the NHS doesn't recognise wellness ......................... and I've not felt the need to trouble my GP for about three years (Despite occasional visits to Hospital as part of an ongoing issue).
 

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Some people don't know what they're doing.
 

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Hope it gets cured soon;)

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I rang the gas board. First they asked me three security questions, one of which included my date of birth.

When that was over I gave the woman on the phone my meter reading.

We joked about the cold weather and I was my usual upbeat self. Then she said, 'don't forget to wrap up warm.' I didn't think anything about it.

I was just about to hang up the phone when she said, 'wait a minute. I see from our records you're 88 years old. You might be entitled to a reduction on your bill.'

WTF. I am only 38. No way does my voice sound like a man of nearly 90.

Apparently she read my date of birth wrong. Her eyes wonky, she must also be partly deaf too. No way can a man of 38 sound 90. Madness.


Should of got the reduction ;)
 

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Channel, did you see Tony's wig on Dermot O'Dreary's Comic Relief 24 Hour Dance-O-Thon?

It looked all right. Best WIG he's had. :)
 

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Channel, did you see Tony's wig on Dermot O'Dreary's Comic Relief 24 Hour Dance-O-Thon?

It looked all right. Best WIG he's had. :)

Shouldn't 88 year olds be tucked up in bed when that's on??
 

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Tony?

Tony who?
 

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....I heard that, pardon?..

(q.v. I Didn't Know You Cared)
 

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Showing your age with that show. I had to Google it. :D
 

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Ah well, I sound 38 over the phone but am actually 88.......
 
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