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Oh the phone calls we get

Post by News Tribune Staff on Aug. 17, 2008 at 5:00 am |
August 17, 2008 5:00 am

Reporters, especially those of us who cover crime, end up getting some pretty strange phone calls. Our phone numbers are all over the Web and appear on everything we write.

Starting when I worked in Nashville, I’ve gotten into the habit of saving some of the best ones — the most irate or praising callers, and some that just left me scratching my head.

I was cleaning out my digital tape recorder the other day and came across one of the latter — the only call I’ve ever received to reference Sasquatch feces — and I thought I’d share it.

Click the link to listen:

“I happened to be on the front page of the paper today…”

(Photo by kyducks.)

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