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With crank phone calls in the news this week, I've been reflecting on some of the excellent calls I made back in my younger days. Most kids resort to calling and asking for Prince Albert in a can..or come up with something worn out like "is your refrigerator running?" Mine may have been even more stupid. "Excuse me, but what kind of peanut butter do you use?" (The response was "the same kind the Dunns use." My friend dialed his own house and his sister answered the phone and recognized my voice.) Another time a friend and I called a house where we knew a bunch of the children. When a boy answered we sang "we'll have a blue Christmas without you." And we even called a really old guy named Henry Winkler whose name we found in the phone book... and imitated the Fonz. I guess we weren't really ready to be political commandos.

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02/24/2011 7:33AM
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