Sunday, May 20, 2007

Jenny, I got your number!

Oh yeah, baby! Come on all you 'stuck in the 80's kids' out there - you know who you are! You know exactly what I'm talkin' about, don't you?? Let's all sing it together:

"867-5309, 867-5309, 867-5309...."

And don't forget to make it sound like this "niy iy ine"!! Aw man! I just loved that darn song! Mark and I were just talking about it in the car the other day. In fact, I think I was laughing at him because he actually got the numbers wrong! He's not a 'true 80's' kid, though. He was born a loooooong time before me, like a whole 7 years! Gah - that guy's gettin' up there! Ah, but, that's beside the point.

The point is that now, all these years later, two plumbers are fighting over the phone number! They have their lawyers involved and they're going to court over it and everything! Over a phone number! Too funny, huh? The original 'owner' of the phone number, Brown University, gave it up when it grew weary of all of the prank phone calls.

So here are these two plumbing companies, paying all kinds of legal fees, to get their hands on a phone number, that generates an over-the-top amount of prank calls. Ok, then.

Here is a link to the article where you can read all about it:

Plumbers fight for famous phone number

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