*ring ring, ring ring*
Caller: This is an automated call.
Me: (mock excitement from now on) An automated call? Goody!
Automaton: Do not hang up.
Me: Hang up? Moi?
Automaton: This is an important message from the government.
Me: The government, you say? Well, it must be important!
Automaton: In 2002, the government launched a scheme which is about to be scrapped this November.
Me: Wow! Really?
Automaton: To recover £200 a month-
Me: Two hundred pound! I completely believe you, automated call that is sent to everybody in the country and claims that it will give me two hundred pounds a month! Not.
Automaton:- just listen to the following message.
Me: Mmhm, uh huh, mmhm, uh huh. Yeh, all that is absolutely great but I have to go now. Good day to you.