If this happens at the start of your call, chances are good that this will be a long one.
Caller: Where are you?
Me: I’m in Charlottetown.
Caller: Is that in New Brunswick?
Me: No, it’s in Prince Edward Island?
Caller: Is that by Caraquet (at town in northern New Brunswick)?
Me: No, like, Prince Edward Island. The province.
Caller: Oh yeah. I know.
The caller was from Quebec, one province away from Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island; one of Canada’s ten provinces.