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1 Dec 2005

Oh, Really? No, Really.

Written by sally @ 6:23 pm — Section: sally

I just have to report a very awesome thing.

Someone called me today and asked for Jack the Ripper’s address and phone number.

Lady: He’s a real person, you know.
Me: Oh really?

Our internet connection was down at the moment so I sadly directed her elsewhere. I didn’t ask a bunch of questions since I had no means of finding the answer — um, assuming there was an answer to find and all. She did say that if she can’t find it herself, that she’ll call back in a few weeks. I can’t wait! If I were a teenage boy in the early nineties, I’d say, Score!

9 Responses to “Oh, Really? No, Really.

  1. poobou said:

    Oh dear. I’m really hoping that both people misunderstood and she actually said that her dog *likes* her. Because otherwise… oh god, I feel ill.

  2. Prof. Fury said:

    I’m a little embarassed to know this, but there was a Savage Love column about women and dog-licking a few weeks ago that was, um, disturbing. I’m sure it’s in the archives.

  3. sally said:

    Considering that everyone else I work with has the same near-incomprehensible accent, I feel confident that she really said “licks.” Especially after I asked 40 times.

  4. gorjus said:

    Dear. Lord. This “Renee” is . . . (shudders).

    On the other hand, I’m glad you outed yourself as an “Oh Really?”er. It’s one of the greatest things you do.

  5. Liz said:

    Whoa! I’m curious about the reaction.

    Also, I am dying to know the course of events that led the woman to desire a phone converstation with “Jack the Ripper.” Like, what could she have found out that made her think to call you for his contact information, while simultaneously not knowing when his ripping took place?

  6. speedy marie said:

    3 awesome things.. mrs speedy marie is pregnant.

  7. sally said:

    Hey, congratulations!

  8. gorjus said:

    WOW!! Way to go, Speedy Marie and Mrs. S.M.!

  9. Polly said:

    congrats Speedy!

    as for you, Sally J. N., I liked how you worked your blog’s name in everyday conversation. i also had NO DOUBT in my MIND that the DL (this is the DL, right) sleeps with her dog. However, how deep the LOVE for her dog goes…now is the issue at hand.