9-1-1, that spells “Moon”

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May 15 2008 3:00 PM

9-1-1, that spells “Moon”

So a guy calls 911 because of someone knocking at his door, then calls a second time because of a suspected drug deal.

Phil Plait Phil Plait

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

Then he calls a third time to find out the phase of the Moon.

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Hmph.

Here's a tip for all you prospective 9-1-1-dialers out there: go to teh intertoobs, type "google.com" in your address bar, and then "moon phase" into the little windowy thingy they give you. I bet that will not involve you being arrested on misdemeanor charges*.

Via Fark, of course. And I came up with the title of this post before I saw someone make the same joke in the Fark comments, just so's you know.


*I am not a lawayer, so this does not constitute legal advice.

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