In this article from James Altucher over at the Freakonomics – Hidden Side of Everything Blog, all of the things about phones people hate are juxtaposed against all of the things about phones that you can’t live without.  An excerpt:

This phone number has stayed with me through three different phone networks, five different phones (it’s now an Android), four different businesses, an ex-marriage, a new marriage, maybe 100 different homes if you count all the hotels I’ve stayed in when I’ve been “in between” things.

But I never answer it.

Read the full story, and give yourself a Friday smile, here on the Freakonomics Blog.