I was on the phone last night with an insurance woman from Northern California. She was asking me a hundred questions regarding an incident at work. No big deal until we got to this point....
IW: What is your maiden name?
IW: Oh, *pause* so what's your married name?
Me: *smiling* Decker
IW: *very long pause while paper is being shuffled* What did you say your maiden name is again?
IW: Well, that's strange isn't it?
Me: I don't understand your question. What's strange?
IW: That your maiden name is exactly the same as your married name. I mean, how many times does that happen? I've never come across this before, this is the first!
Me: Because you are talking to one of the 18,000 people that got married, you see my partner is a woman and she took my name.
IW: OH! Oh, of course! "nervous laugh" Yes, ok, and how long have you been working at ......
I get a kick out of the little things in married life.
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