Thanks to Anneilia Alex for this great post on How to Talk to an Archaeoloigst!
Like many archaeologists I spend 1/4 of my year in a hole in the ground.
This is the kind of thing that happens to me because I’m an archaeologist. I call Visa to put a travel alert on my credit card. I’m on hold. Enya “Sail Away”* is playing. I’m irritated because I’m on hold, but if I must be on hold, yeah, I’ll listen to “Sail Away.” Good choice Visa.
Visa representative: “Hi thank you for holding. My name is Rubin. Could you state your name please?”
Me: “Annelia Alex.”
Rubin: “And how can I help you today Ms. Alex.”
Me: “I need to put a travel alert on my credit card.”
Rubin: “Okay we can do that for you today Ms. Alex. And tell me where and when will you be traveling?”
Me: “Okay I’m already in Israel, but from February 14- 18 I’ll be in Armenia, then…
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