I don’t know about you, but my vote for the greatest technological advancement of the last century goes to Caller ID.
Why? I can screen out those annoying marketing phone calls that drive all of us nuts day and night.
You know how it goes. The wife is in the middle of frying the pork chops when the phone rings. She runs to answer it only to find it’s one of those telemarketers offering to give us a three-day vacation at some second-rate resort. The catch – there’s always a catch – was we had to listen to a lengthy spiel on timeshares.
“Wait,” I said to my spouse recently after a call offering a free chiropractic examination. “Didn’t we put our phone number on the national Do Not Call list?”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.