I am not ignorant! Sometimes I may be a bit 'blonde' and do dumb things though.......
The other day at work I took a call from a woman from out of state asking for the receiving department. I work for a small, family owned business that has 10 employees and 2 of us are part time office. We don't have a receiving department and I stated that we don't have anyone who specifically does that, one of the 2 owners takes care of it for the most part. She then asked for a name and I told her if she called back again I'd be sure to get the call to the correct person. Once again she asked for a name.....I refused..... Next she asks me why I have to be so ignorant and refuse to give her a name, so I hung up on her. I can usually tell whose call I need to put through and this woman was definitely phishing for more info, she clearly didn't know anything about us. One of my bosses has a name that could be either a man or woman. It's so funny (to me) when the person on the other end of the phones asks me when she will be back, they certainly don't know/haven't dealt with him. I never correct them, I just chuckle to myself. Since I am usually the first impression the caller gets of our company I try to be very pleasant on the phone but I do not give out more information than is necessary and what my bosses want. That's what's on my mind today! What would you have done?
I don't care for eggs Benedict, the yolks are runny......ewwww
When I attended the brown bag seminar over lunch at the library last week I was given a packet of seeds (peas) and a $10 gift certificate. That was a pleasant surprise :-)