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Too many solicitors call woman's home phone

June 3, 2013 at 1:03 a.m.


Editor, the Advocate:

Does anyone else have this problem?

I have a lot of brush around my house, and am thinking about using it - as every time I go to the "john," my phone seems to ring - and it goes something like this:

"Dorothy, do you have Medicare?" I say, "Yes."

"Well, do you have arthritis?" I say, "Yes."

"Well, you need a brace; it won't cost you anything ... etc., etc."

This and other callers trying to sell me everything from soup to hay.

I pay for my phone, and every Tom, Dick and Harry uses it free of cost. Maybe I should not use the "brush" or the "john" - just send my underwear to the laundry and let all these "trying to sell me something" people pay my bill!

I don't beat around the bush; I tell it like it is.

Dorothy G. Wilson, Seadrift

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