In the old days you used to have to memorize phone numbers or carry around a piece of paper with all your contacts. Now you can just store everybody’s number in your cellphone and call them instantly. Or text them if you don’t want to hear their voice. The problem is that most people have duplicate names and entries in their phones. Sometimes they got a new number and you didn’t delete the old one, sometimes you made a new friend when you were drunk that you forgot about when you were sober, and sometimes you just know a bunch of people with the same damn name. I have like seven Jessicas in my phone and I only talk to three of them. Where did the extra Jessicas come from? And why do I always dial the wrong Jessica? Calling the wrong person is a problem that has plagued phones since the beginning. The smartest and most advanced technology is still vulnerable to human error. Calling the wrong person is eventually inevitable. Just act like you meant to call them to catch up, and then you can call the real target. And make sure you get the number right this time.
Critically Rated at 7/17
Written, Rated, and Reviewed by Brendan H. Young