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Thursday, September 9, 2010

Justin Biebers phone number

Do you have a daughter aged around 12? Do you know that at this very moment, she is feverishly engaged in one single task, to the exclusion of all others?

That task is the attempt to discover Justin Bieber's phone number.

Evidence of this can be found on Yahoo Answers, where questions relating to "Justin Biebers phone number" appear with a frequency which can only be described as torrential.

Furthermore, though, and perhaps this is cause for even greater concern, do you know that your daughter has no idea how to use the apostrophe followed by 's' to denote possession?

I would be concerned: whatever it is that Justin Bieber is dispensing to the lucky few adolescent girls who have come by his phone number, I very much doubt that it is free grammar advice.