[Ads-l] "have a good day" = "goodbye"

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Tue Jan 26 15:16:46 UTC 2016


The standard ending for a business telephone conversation seems to have changed from "goodbye" to "have a good/great day".  Just as the end of an in person business encounter is now also "have a good/great day".


Has the telephone habit been written about?

Joel

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