An authentic voice
Yesterday I had an incoming call on my landline. I’m usually guarded about those – most people use my mobile number – but I answered anyway.
“Hello?’ I said.
“I’m calling about the car accident you had…” said a friendly, local sounding voice.
“Yes, what about it?” I said, not actually having had a car accident for as long as I remember.
“Did you know that you may be entitled to compensation? Were you or anyone with you injured?” asked the caller.
Well, of course, I had twigged that it was a fairly sophisticated IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system I was ‘talking’ to, but I was cur