The Telephone Call I was preparing lunch for my granddaughter when the phone rang. “If you can answer one question,” a young man said, “you’ll win ten free dance lessons.” Before I could tell him I was not interested, he continued. “You’ll be a lucky winner if you can tell me what Alexander Graham Bell invented.” “I don’t know,” I replied dryly, trying to discourage him. “What are you holding in your hand right now?” he asked excitedly. “A bologna sandwich.” “Congratulations!” he shrieked. “And for having such a great sense of humor…” Link: