OMG really!?!?!? I HAD NO IDEA!
me: hello, may i talk to the shipping department?
them: yes, may i know who's speaking?
me: tintin, from --- company.
me: tintin. t-i-n-t-i-n
me: no, t-i-n... tintin
them: dinky? that's a nice name!
me: yes, sure...
me: tintin, t-i-n-t-i-n!
them: cindy? ok, hold on...
me: this is tintin on the line.
me: no, tintin. T-I-N-T-I-N!
me: ok, kristinne, tell them it's kristinne!
me: hello, goodafternoon, may i speak to francis please?
customer service: sure, may i know who's calling?
me: please tell him its his wife.
cs: santa? ok, hold on...
"it is better to write for yourself and have no public than to write for the public and have no self."