I answered the phone with apprehension, since I’m really not a natural phone-answerer. I mostly know what to do about picking it up and saying hello, but after that I feel uncomfortably lost. But I gave it a try.
“What do you think you’re doing?” demanded the voice on the other end.
I’m usually better at questions about what I’m thinking when I don’t stop to think about what I’m thinking. “I think I’m talking to you on the phone.”
“That’s what I’m doing!” was the angry yet logically complete reply.
I said I couldn’t argue it.
“Stop imitating me or I’ll sic a copyright lawyer on you!” and he hung up.
Now you see why I have to be apprehended onto the phone.