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Memories from years ago


TUG Member
Jun 9, 2005
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During our recent family Christmas dinner with relatives and friends, many of the older folks were sharing stories about "the good 'ole days".

Here's one of them:

Back in the old days when home phones were slowly becoming available to households, my aunt answered her new home phone and was sure that it was a scam because the male caller said he wanted to come to her house to pick up her fur coat and clean and store it for free in the building he had recently rented for his business. This was in the middle of a heat wave.

My aunt told him she didn't own a fur coat, in fact she doesn't own any coat or jewelry at all, and her tough husband keeps her locked up in the house, oh and he has 2 guns.

So when here husband came home from work, Auntie bragged to him about how well she had scared off a burglar or killer. That's when her husband told her that the caller was his boss's son. The son was not very bright so the father was trying to set him up in a business he could handle. OOPS