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Old 03-01-2008, 04:46 PM   #406
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I'm sitting here phonebanking for Obama and all the people I've talked to so far have been Republicans
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It is Texas
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Oh now this is fun. This is the name of the next person I have to call:

Zenobia
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Zih-know-bee-uh is the best guess I have on pronunciation. I do it for a living.
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Old 03-01-2008, 05:04 PM   #411
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So, this is how the conversation with "Zenobia" went:

*Phone ringing*
Some lady: Hello?
Me: Hi is Zenobia available?
*weird sounds then silence*
Me: Hello? .....Hello? .......Hello?
(I'm assuming Zenobia): mmph?
Me: Hi my name is Laura and I'm a volunteer with the Barack Obama campaign. Are you planning on voting in the Texas Primary?
Zenobia: mmph
*silence*
Me: Do you know who you'll be supporting?
Zenobia: mmph
Me: Uummm, ok thank you for your time.
Zenobia: mmph
*click*

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Probably thought you were trying to sell something and that's her normal response to telemarketers
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I'd say that means he wants Fred Dalton Thompson.
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He never even said an actual word. It was just sounds, like he didn't have a tongue or something

I marked him down under "language problem"
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He wants Fred Dalton Thompson because FDT is lazy. Similarly, he's too lazy to speak. Or find out that FDT dropped out.

Or vote, probably.
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Oh now this is fun. This is the name of the next person I have to call:

Zenobia
Pfan is right about the pronounciation. Zenobia is Dr. Hikes' first name, from VT.
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My school has a very high population of Asian students. When I was recruiting participants for my study, I had so much trouble with east Asian names. I was so worried that I'd mispronounce someone's name and offend them. In fact, I did a few times, and apologized profusely.
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VP!! how are you and the kitties?
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VP!! how are you and the kitties?
I posted new pics on the 2nd to last page of the cat thread, and a story on the last page.

How are you doing?
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i'm great! i finally went dancing again last night after a 3 week hiatus. it was exhilarating.
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