Enjoy, Ray Man This story is 100% fiction and not meant to offend anyone in anyway Once again I find myself up after 1 in the morning marking tests on the exam papers and grading my students from their class books I took home to mark as well.
Not getting paid for this overtime work Im doing of course.
The ideas on this page will help you come up with a more creative greeting for your machine.
I just finished off marking Amanda Yorkies test and checked her work in her books, another happy, joyful paper work to grade.
I can tell she has studied for this test like she does with all the other tests I give out to all my students.
Sadly, most people who use answering machines or voice mail have the standard greeting of, "Hi, this is ____. Leave a message and I'll get back to you." Isn't that boring?
Wouldn't you rather spice up your greeting with something that will make people smile, laugh or think?
Then in 1960, the Ansafone, created by inventor Dr.
Kazuo Hashimoto (Phonetel), was the first answering machine sold in the USA.
In 1935, Willy Müller invented the world's first automatic answering machine.
It was a three-foot-tall machine popular with Orthodox Jews who were forbidden to answer the phone on the Sabbath.
Her hand writing is so nice and neat that its a pleasure to mark and grade her.