One day last week at work...
Me: Good Morning, [place of business], This is Emma.
Caller: [static and "echo"] Yes. Gooood Mah-neeng Mum. May I Pah-leeeese Speek to Ke-veen?
Me: I'm sorry?
Caller: May I Pah-leeese speek to Ke-veen?
Me:Oh... I'm sorry. He no longer works here. Is there something I can help you with?
Caller: Oh. Yes. Mum. I see... Well, I can tellah you mum, eef you have jost a meen-ut, mum.
Me: [trying to work & multi-task] I'm sorry... is this a sales call? I don't really have time...
Caller: Uh-no, mum. Dees ease not a sales cole mum. I jost would like to tellah you, mum about ow-ah ser-vees.
Me: I'm sorry, I don't have time for a sales call right now... but thank you.
Caller: Ohhh, no, mum. Eet isn't a sales cole. I jost want to tellah you, Mum about ow-ah ser-veeses and then you can come-pare the two foh wheech-evah is bettah.
Me: I'm sorry, ma'am. That is a sales call, and like I said, I do not have time this morning, but thanks! [releases call]
Seriously... how is that NOT a sales call?