A cell phone gravestone

The deceased, we assume, liked to gab on his cell phone. Or was it her cell phone? All we know is that he or she, of blessed memory, has been laid to rest beneath a gravestone shaped like a cell phone.

A photo of said mobile-phone stone, published on the site Engadget, inspired a series of creative captions. Among our favorites:

• The "reception" after the funeral was great...

• Ironically, the shot was taken with a camera phone, rendering the tombstone illegible.

• I hope he is not paying roaming charges.

• I wonder if they can hear him now?

• He's on hold.
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Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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