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Cell phone etiquette

After a very busy day, a commuter settled down in her seat and closed her eyes as the Gautrain departed from Sandton to O.R. Tambo.

As the train rolled out of the station, the guy sitting next to her pulled out his cell phone and started talking in a loud voice:

“Hi sweetheart it’s Eric, I’m on the train – yes, I know it’s the six thirty and not the four thirty but I had a long meeting – no, honey, not with that floozie from the accounts office, with the boss. No sweetheart, you’re the only one in my life – yes, I’m sure, cross my heart” and so on and so forth.

Fifteen minutes later, he was still talking loudly. The young woman sitting next to him, who was obviously angered by his continuous diatribe, yelled at the top of her voice:

“Hey, Eric, turn that stupid phone off and come back to bed!”

Eric doesn’t use his cell phone in public any longer.

Quote of the Day

Right now, I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before.

– Steven Wright

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