the 3700 dollar phone
In a way this is kind of a funny news article, but in more ways it is just downright sad. This poor guy has been leasing his phone from AttaT since 1952. That is somewhere in the neighborhood of 3700 dollars (not factoring in inflation however). Its quite the phone too, its got one touch dialing...you put your finger into the dial and rotate it around.
I have no intention of traveling from birth to the grave in a manicured and well preserved body; but rather I will skid in sideways, totally beat up, completely worn out, utterly exhausted and jump off my tractor and loudly yell, "Wow, this is what it took to feed a nation!"