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Telephone Problem

Mystery teasers are little stories where you need to figure out what happened based on the given clues.

 

Puzzle ID:#1281
Fun:*** (2.94)
Difficulty:** (1.7)
Category:Mystery
Submitted By:anneofgg14**
Corrected By:Jake

 

 

 



A woman depended on a public telephone to make her calls, but it was usually out of order. Each day she reported this to the phone company, but nothing was done. Finally she came up with a fib that she told the phone company. The phone was fixed the next day. What did she tell them?


Hint

How would a business never want to be cheated?
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