I got a new phone after losing mine on New Year's last year, and these are the last lines of every conversation I have saved in it.
Got my phonenumbeeeeer back!
What time you leaving? Quick drink before?
Great, thanks, it may be easier to just order some new pants though.
Up to anything?
Awwwww. Leaving in 5
Ok. See you soon.
ok we're home!
sounds good xoxox!
It was nice to meet you, thanks.
I was at that last week hope work schedule lets me go again
Def, have a [...]
The background: a few months ago, I borrowed a friend's car to make a short trip and was, within minutes, in a car accident. (Ugh.) Both cars were rendered undriveable. The man with whom I collided texted me a couple of days later. The following is what ensued.
Hey Claudia I know math is really tough for you but even you should know that two dollars an hour for six hours means we’re at least twelve dollars short of what should be in the treasury i know how much twelve is, Kristy and i didn't take your stupid money look all I'm saying is that someone that good at hiding candy in her room probably has a few great places to hide twelve dollars like maybe in an incredibly ugly macrame wallet with velvet appliqués yeah well at least my dad still lives at home unlike some people’s dads unlike your dad Kristy
Kristy? It's Mallory I hope [...]
"I happen to love long conversations on the telephone, probably because I think I’m pretty great at it – I’m highly verbal, thrilled by the joust and parry of a good debate, and the pure audio allows me to stop worrying about stupid stuff like how I look in this dress, and what your eyes are staring at right now OMG there is something in my nose." —Salon's lovely Sarah Hepola is insane.