Spooky phone call

Tracfone100My friend George and I get together most Saturday mornings for coffee and conversation. While chatting this morning, George gets a call and he unholsters his iPhone. He gets a funny look on his face and says, “It’s from Steve Mays.”

I’m thinking it’s from Barb. She couldn’t call me for some reason, so she rings up George.

“No,” he says, “It’s from your cell phone.”

I pull my Tracfone from my coat pocket and, sure enough, it’s calling George.

If you are unfamiliar with Tracfones, I should tell you it doesn’t have a “redial” feature. And while I have George’s number in my phone, it’s about six down in the list. So how could this have happened?

I would have had to bump (against my chair) the down arrow six times… and then bump the “dial” button. Now, I ask you… what are the chances of that happening and the recipient of the call be the person I’m talking to? Hmmm?

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