I Love Stupid: the only sarcastic humor comic ever

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The evolution of "phone person"

caption: late 19th century
caption: "Phone person" meant early adopter.
friend: You always have the coolest gadgets!
phone person: (smirking) What, this old thing?

caption: late 20th century
caption: "Phone person" meant enthusiastic conversationalist.
housemate: Come on, it's been two hours. I wanna sign onto AOL.
phone person: (rolling eyes) Your chatroom will be there when I'm done, nerd.

caption: late 19th century
caption: "Phone person" means worthless companion.
phone person: Sorry, did you say something?
friend: "Goodbye forever."

In all cases, usage has remained euphemistic.

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