lady: hello, i just need to speak to your mummy or daddy if they are home tonight
me: ummm i'm the homeowner
lady: oh..oh dear, i'm so sorry. well i'm just here to see if you need a new...
me: no thank you, we just got a new hot water heater
lady: ok great, so sorry again
she couldn't get off our front porch fast enough. then my husband pulled in the driveway with our daughter. that must have really thrown her for a loop; you know, since i look like i'm 10 and still live with my "mummy and daddy".