calling the dentist yesterday:
receptionist: hello, dr. barry and barry's office.
me: hi. i'm a currently a patient, and i'd like to make an appt. for someone covered under my insurance.
receptionist: ok. is this person your spouse or child?
me: um... officially? neither. it's my... partner i guess.
receptionist: ok. what's her name?
me: uh, todd.