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It seems that the old lady was much taken with the telephone. Most of her idle time was invested in lengthy discourse, usually exceeding an hour at a time. The remainder of her leisure went to searching out the best distance-calling plan, which enabled her to extend her reach to friends and relations far and wide. This was all to the consternation of her grandson, with whom she shared accommodations.

One day it happened that, on a particular call, she hung up after only 25 minutes.

"What's the matter today, grandma?" asked the grandson. "You were on the phone less than half an hour."

"I got a wrong number," muttered grandma.

-----------------A Final Thought ...

“When people are taken out of their depths they lose their heads, no matter how charming a bluff they may put up.”

- F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940), U.S. author