All my life I have been fortunate to have access to a telephone.
My dad was a pastor, so we needed a phone in the parsonage. It was normal for
mama to tell me to run down the street and tell Mrs. Smith she has a phone
call. We were the only ones on the block with a phone. That phone was shared
with all the neighbors in the area.
Later we had two phones (same number of course), then there were
the answering machines so dad would not miss any calls while we were out. Then
the remote phone, the rotary followed by the push button. Back then there were NO ‘junk’ calls. That
There came a time when all ‘wired-in’ house phones were inundated
with sales calls. When the cell phone
was first out it was immune to junk calls, BUT SOON those became filled with
Then the e-mail arrived, wow finally a way for us deaf folk to
communicate with the world. Now I must
delete 49 out of 50 e-mails. It is
fairly useless as a regular corresponding medium.
Then came Texts in parallel with the e-mails.. Texts were good for us deaf folk,...BUT..... NOW? Yep spam
texts. I am learning my warranty is expiring or someone wants to buy our home
I am not familiar with ‘tweeting’. But I am getting rumbles that
the tweets are becoming ‘SPAMED’. I hear
Mr. whatshisname, that just bought the Tweeter bird plans to clear some of that
up, good luck. ;-)
seems where there is a will there is a way to sell something, or scam someone!
I apologize for wasting your time, consider this SPAM! LOL
PS: Thanks Don, or maybe Evelyn for these. Just good thinking:
The ability to speak
several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any
language is priceless.