One of my clients, without fail, spells my name completely wrong in every email he sends. Like, my first name is in my signature AND in my actual email address. My name is only 4 letters long and isn’t unusually spelled. I’ve lovingly bitched about this to my coworkers on several occasions.
Cut to yesterday, where I was emailing one of my contacts at a financial institution I email and talk to on the phone regularly (like, at least 50 emails in the last 2 months).
We’re definitely on first name basis, so on phone calls, I’ve said things like “oh thank you Scott, that would be very helpful.” And “can you email me that document, Scott?” And “hi Scott how are your kids?”
HIS NAME IS STUART.
HE HAS NEVER CORRECTED ME AND APPARENTLY I AM BLIND.