I called the 800 number to schedule a pick up for my fedex package. (I am returning an item.) The nice lady in Ohio helps me complete my request, and we chat about the weather and time difference, which seems to be the two popular topics when on the phone with someone who has never been to AK. But I digress.
Anyway, she asks if I am ready to copy down my confirmation code. I reply, "Yes." And then there is a pause.
She half giggles and says, "Your confirmation code is...1"
I laugh and she quips, "Must be a local thing, huh?"
"Honey, you have no idea. "