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Man changes name to Tim Pppppppppprice to annoy cold callers

by | 1st, June 2012

TIM Price was so bored with cold callers he changed his name to Tim Pppppppppprice. He tells This Is Leicestershire :

“It’s pronounced Tim Per-per-per-per-per-per-per-per-per-per-rice. I like it. I did it to put them off, all these people who keep calling me trying to sell me things I don’t want. I must be on some kind of list. God knows how – I’m ex-directory. Anyway, my theory is that when these salesmen see my name on their list of names to call, they’ll think: ‘Blow that – I can’t even pronounce his name, so I won’t call him’.”

He adds:

“I hope the name acts as fly repellant to those people – and it attracts funny people with a good sense of humour.”

Now every time Tim has to spell his own surname, when buying things over the phone or confirming reservations, he can while

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