This isn't the most bizarre rude thing to ever happen to me, but it's recent: I was working from home one day last week, and was talking on the phone to a co-worker regarding a major problem with an account at work. The doorbell rings. I get up to answer it, while still talking on the phone. I was 99% sure that it was UPS, because I was expecting a package, and my husband had been pestering me over email all day, asking me if the package had arrived yet (some game that he had ordered that he really wanted to play). So I didn't hang up the phone, because I expected I could just sign for it while still talking to my coworker about this very important problem.
But it's not UPS -- it's some guy, who starts rattling off at me about did I want to donate to some youth program, blah, blah, blah? I say to him, "No, sorry, I'm not interested," and start to shut the door. He starts to get angry, and saying "But don't you care about the children? Can't you spare me just a few minutes?" I say, "I'm on a very important phone call right now," and point to the phone attached to my ear (all while my coworker is laughing in the background), "And I'm just not interested in donating." He yells "That's what THEY said you would say!" and stomps off.
My question...who's THEY? And how'd they know I would say that? Weird.