This made me chuckle so much I had to link to it! Omgi’s need to be stopped… ;)
A 19-year-old Saaarf London girl has been advised to use the Queen’s English on the phone after her hunt for a cab to whisk her to Bristol airport ended less than satisfactorily.
According to the Daily Mail, the unnamed teen rang directory enquiries two weeks ago and initially requested a number for a “Joe Baxi” firm. The nonplussed operator told her she couldn’t find anyone by that name, to which the lass replied: “It ain’t a person, it’s a cab, innit.”
The enlightened operator duly put her through to Bishop’s Stortford-based retail display supplier Displaysense, where she “spoke to an equally bemused saleswoman” before thundering: “Look love, how hard is it? All I want is your cheapest cab, innit. I need it for 10am. How much is it?”
The answer was £180, and with the deal done by credit card, Displaysense obliged by delivering a display cabinet to her door the next morning.