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The Caller - Part 1

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In my line of work my phone is ringing constantly. It's my most important business tool, and so I don't spend much thought about when or where to answer it - it's a natural reflex. So when one day, I was out early to prepare a house for a potentially interested couple, I got a call from an undisclosed number, I wasn't very surprised by it; it happens all the time.

"Hi," said a female voice on the other end of the line. "So, where were we?"

"Hi," I replied, pausing for a moment to think who it might be that called. Did I forget an appointment? Was there a conversation that got interrupted?

Before I could say anything else, the voice continued: "Ah right. You were going to tell me how wet you are."

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