Willow over at Willow Manor posted about a funny response to a phone solicitor's inquiry, and that reminded me of a few quick rejoinders that became legend in my family.
I tend to be rather flat-footed in the repartee department, so I can appreciate the quick thought and nimble wit it takes to deliver a really good response on the spur of the moment.
And so, without further ado:
Snappy Reply #1:
My dad, answering the phone: Hello?
Caller: Who dis?
My dad: Who you?
Snappy Reply #2:
My mother, answering the doorbell: Hello?
Religious stranger: Good afternoon, M'am. Have you been born again?
My mother: Good Lord, no! We're Episcopalian.