Thursday, May 29, 2008

You REALLY Need a Life When...

You have to call a taped message 500 times just to hear a woman's voice...

"...A Japanese plumber was arrested for calling a toll-free number around 500 times so he could hear a taped female voice, police said Monday. "The company has the number for 24-hour order-taking with a female voice. He said he wanted to hear a woman's voice," a police spokesman said.

Obsession with female voices is not new for Japanese police. A 37-year-old man was arrested in January after placing at least 2,600 calls to directory help over several months. Telephone operators -- who in Japan are almost always women -- reportedly nicknamed him the "don't-hang-up-man..." (source)

...maybe I'm just jealous because I don't have a sweet little girlie voice that someone would call 500 times to hear... ;)

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