A common situation
, I'm sure you will agree.
You are sitting on a bus, right, and you hear the common Nokia
tune (dunuh nuh nuh, dunuh nuh nuh, dunuh nuh nuh, nuuuh
) and a "hello" as somebody answers their Mobile phone
If you count on your fingers to 3, you can time the precise moment you will hear the inevitable phrase...
So I am on a crowded bus
one day when my mobile
rings (volume set to 4 because it guilt trip
s me if i set it higher) and I answer it.
friend: "hi Dave
, where are you?"
Nooooo! Don't make me say it, I plead in my head.
me: (very quietly) "I'm on a bus".
Grr... he can't hear me so he asks me to repeat it.
me: (a little louder) "I'm On a Bus"
friend: "say that again"
I have delayed the inevitable
"I'M ON A BUS!!!"
, I scream into the phone.
Grr, I said it. What a prat