A Different Conversation|
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(Telephone rings at 7:00 PM)
Buyer: Hello, my name is (blank) and I was referred to you for information about
Buyer: Well, I guess I am interested in purchasing a chocolate puppy.
Breeder: How much Show experience do you have?
Buyer: None, actually, I am looking for a great companion dog and...
Breeder:(impatiently) Hold on. (pause)
Assistant: (impatiently) Yes?
Buyer: Hi, I was calling for information about a chocolate lab puppy and you were
Assistant: Of COURSE we were! We at Avarice Kennels have produced hundreds
Buyer: You were recommended by Mr. (blank). He owns one of your pups and gave
Assistant: I'm quite sure he did. How much Show experience do you have?
Buyer: As I told the other person, we are just a family, with a fenced yard, two great
Assistant: So, you do NOT intend to Show? We are a Show kennel. All of our dogs
Buyer: But certainly every dog you produce can't be Show quality. You must have
Assistant: I'm sure you have. But as I said, we are a Show kennel and that is our
Buyer: I thought your desire was to produce great dogs and to better the breed?
Assistant: SIGH! Yes, yes yes, that too. (very impatiently) I am quite sure that we
Buyer: Could you tell me the exit off I99 for the Mall?
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