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Overheard on a Plane

On a flight from Guyana to Trinidad last week, the passenger behind me seems to be in possession of exciting new technology.

Pilot: Good afternoon from the flight deck. We are just awaiting air traffic control clearance and should be taxiing off in about 5 minutes, so we are on schedule to arrive on time in Piarco. Flying time is estimated to be 55 minutes this afternoon.

Purser: usual spiel about closing doors, turn off all electronic devices, turn off cellphones etc

Passenger: on the phone Yeah, ah have to turn off the phone now, so call me back in about 20 minutes. Yeah, yeah, I going change the chip, but call me back in 15 minutes, I have to turn off the phone now for takeoff.

I would have thought that in 20 minutes we would have been high above the earth, over waters. He must get excellent reception with that other chip.

Please remember that the people of Haiti are still in need of assistance. My previous post gives some information that may be helpful.

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5 Comments so far (Add 1 more)

  1. hahaha!

    1. Nicole on February 10th, 2010 at 10:20 pm
  2. Hmmm…..you live and learn……….

    2. trinimom on February 11th, 2010 at 7:07 am
  3. heh

    3. Lilandra on February 11th, 2010 at 11:37 pm
  4. Only in the Caribbean!

    4. Cynthia on February 13th, 2010 at 4:24 pm
  5. ent?

    5. Chennette on February 13th, 2010 at 6:10 pm

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