Caller: Are they gone for the rest of the day?
WIDTS: Yes, “lunch” is the codeword for “They don’t want to ever talk to you.”
*Actual caller handled by me while working for an answering service. Names & Identifying information have been changed. Bolded text is what I DESIRED to say…*
© 2010 by What I Desired to Say…
- Letter: Paying for School Lunch (nytimes.com)