Overheard: Booking the Allergist

Husband needs an allergist I ask The Mommies. They provide me with a list of Los Angeles Allergists to try (and a few to avoid). I call the one who is part of our PPO. ME: Hi, I need to make an appointment for my husband. He’s sniffling… blah blah blah… How long? Oh, we’ve been married 11 years, so, uh, more than 11 years. RECEPTIONIST: Would he like to come in on ______ at _____ ME: No, we wouldn’t like that appointment, I’d like you to have to work …