the phone rang during the early part of the dinner party. because you never know, i picked it up.
person: hello, may i talk to mister monkey?
moi: may i ask who's calling?
person: i am calling from your bank XXX.
moi: is this important? we are in the middle of a dinner party.
person: oh, is this a cellular phone?
moi: yes. yes it is. we have no other phone.
person: our regulations do not allow us to call you on a cellular phone. we will not be calling you again.
moi: oh. ok. bye.
person: good bye.
and that's that.