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Saturday, July 25, 2009


Of late, I have noticed that my threshold for stupidity is lowering.

My cell phone rings, the area code (707) indicates that the call is coming from somewhere in the northwest of California. I have friends and family living in that area, but I do not recognize the actual number.


"Is this Best Buy?"

"I'm sorry but you have the wrong number."



Not an unusual occurrence..

30 seconds later the cell rings again. From the same number.

"Boy, you must really be stupid to call the same number that you were just told was a wrong number."

"Is this Best Buy?"

"Try 4-1-1, dummy."


Of course, 30 seconds later, the same number calls me again.

"Excuse me ma'am, but what part of
does not apply to you? This is the third time you've called the same wrong number! In less than 2 minutes!! It was wrong the first time and it isn't going to be right, no matter how many times you call back. What are you? A crack whore whose last brain cells were erased 30 seconds before you picked up the phone?"

(she disconnected).

Phone stopped ringing.

Ah, peace.

"Let's all be careful out there!"