‘I don’t think I have your number’.
You can tell that’s me speaking because I know I don’t have her number, but I am so damagingly polite (this is how someone recently described me – it’s why I get places, but get there slowly apparently – actually I think it’s probably as good an assessment of me as any) that I say think rather than know. Just as I will write a reminder email if you didn’t get the original.
‘My work mobile is…’ she says and recites it.
So. Two mobiles. Work and Personal. Perhaps this is nothing new to those of you who work outside your own garrets.