Call Centre Enquiries
British Rail Customer: "How much does it cost to Bath on the train?"
Operator: "If you can get your feet in the sink, then it's free."
British Rail Customer: "I've been ringing 0800 2200 for
two days and can't get through to enquiries, can you help?".
Clerk: "Where did you get that number from, sir?"
Customer: "It was on the door to the Travel Centre."
Clerk: "I'm afraid they are our opening hours."
On another occasion, a man making heavy
breathing sounds from a phone box told a worried operator:
"I haven't got a pen, so I'm steaming up the window to write the number
Caller: "I'd like the RSPCA please."
Operator: "Where are you calling from?"
Caller: "The living room."
RAC Motoring Services
Caller: "Does your European Breakdown Policy cover me when I am
travelling in Australia?"
Operator: "Doesn't the product name give you a clue?"