Monday, November 14, 2005

Four little stories from Abu Khaleel

Blog-friend Abu Khaleel shares four anecdotes. There is a lot to be learned by listening and reading between the lines.

Illiterates with Mobile 'Phones
Sometime ago, I met a farmer who was an old, illiterate man. He had a mobile ‘phone. I asked how he managed to use it. He said that it was quite simple. Some of his children stored his contacts for him on the ‘phone. He would fumble with the keypad and make a call to anybody at random. He would then ask whoever he was calling to pass on his message to the one he had in mind! Usually the one he was trying to call would call back… making the phone call also less costly!
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