1. Anyone there?
1. Oh, there you are!
2. Hello, my name is Veronica. I’m calling from…
1. Did you say your name is Veronica?
1. I love Veronica. Veronica is a wonderful name.
2. Thank you. I’m calling from…
1. You don’t often hear someone with an Indian accent named Veronica.
1. I had an aunt named Veronica. She was my favorite. She wasn’t Indian, though.
2. How nice, congratulations. I’m calling from…
1. She died a long time ago.
2. I’m sorry. Do you own a mobile phone?
1. I do, but my aunt Veronica didn’t. They weren’t invented back then.
2. We have a special offer on mobile phones for a limited time… would you like a free phone?
1. Do you realize how many Veronicas there are in the local phone book?
2. 5MP camera…
1. None. Not one. Not a single Veronica.
2. Touch screen, Bluetooth…
1. I find that quite surprising, actually…
2. MP3 player…
1. Not a single Veronica in the whole damn book.
2. Absolutely free.
1. I mean, Veronica used to be a very popular name. So what happened?
2. Excuse me, sir, are you interested in a free phone?
1. There’s Veronika Maine clothing, of course, but her name is spelled with a ‘k’. Are you a ‘k’ or a ‘c’?
2. C. Your full name please.
1. Haha, well it’s not Veronica. I’m a bloke, and I can prove it.
2. Are you interested in our offer of a free phone or not?
1. Have you heard of the Veronicas?
2. Thanks for your time. Have a nice day.
1. They’re an electropop band based in Australia… twin sisters.
1. Wait! I haven’t mentioned Veronica Mars yet.
1. The American television series. Are you familiar with that?
1. Hello? Veronica? Yoo hoo! Anyone there?
1. Oh… how strange… she hung up.
Telemarketers and how to get rid of them if their name happens to be Veronica.