14,528 text messages, 440 page bill, she was bored?

Greg Hardesty didn’t LOL when he got his teen daughter’s cellphone statement.

All he could think was “OMG!”

PHOTOS: Text-Crazed Teen

The California man’s 13-year-old daughter, Reina, racked up an astonishing 14,528 text messages in one month. The online AT&T statement ran 440 pages.

via THIS KID’S A TEXT MANIAC – New York Post.

Can’t these parents buy this kid a book? Assuming that she did this all during the entire month of December, only texted 18 hours per day and texted at a steady rate, she sent 2.3 messages per minute, once every 26 seconds! Seriously this is the kind of thing that seems like a great headline and reads like a slightly funny story but it also tells me that the world as we know it is coming to an end. LOL’s and OMG’s everywhere, there could one day be a constitutional amendment written entirely in LOL-speak. Future generations will look back on our speaking and writing abilities like we look at those from Elizabethian times or stumble over words and their meanings like we do know in the King James Bible.

I can only hope this girl is a straight-A student. I wonder if she used any punctuation on any of those texts?

A few confessions

I just want to get a few things out in the open. I was just sitting around thinking about PostSecret the other day. I sort of made my list of “secrets” they aren’t that profound really. They are just things I thought of and thought I would share.

I abuse things and forget about others. Here’s my list:

  • My iPhone is scratched on the back, even though it’s been in a case since 5 minutes after I took it out of the box. Too much dust and dirt at work.
  • My car has 134,563 miles on it. I’ve owned it for just over 3 and one half years.
  • I used 2,219 minutes last month on my cell. Along with 616 text messages.
  • I’ve had a huge dent in my fender for over a year. The tire hangs out a bit the dent is so large.
  • My last laptop computer had the paint worn off the keys on a few of the letters. None to report on this one, yet.
  • My laptop was scratched across the top in less than a month.
  • My MacBook is held together with super glue, electrical tape and a binder clip.

Others, not so much:

  • I’ve owned dumbbells in one form or another for over 3 years. I last used them around Christmas time.
  • I’ve never cleaned my oven.
  • Nor under my refrigerator.
  • I have aluminum foil on my TV antennae so that I can get HDTV from one extra channel. It’s draped across my sliding door for strength.
  • I really need to wash my bathroom rugs, 3 months is too long. I just hate the sound of them in the dryer.
  • I have things in my freezer from when I moved into the apartment. Freezer burn doesn’t go away.
  • I use the same bath towel every day to dry off, unless I’m feeling particularly dirty and then I’ll get a new one every day. I flip back and forth on this one.
  • Combing/Brushing my hair, has never been a forte of mine. Last accomplished: December 27th.

Is it that interesting? No. Just something to post.