... but Michael was too tired to fall asleep. He listened to his Walkman. Laurie Anderson sang, "O Superman," a chant of such profundity and nonsense that washed over him like the shower, a nice, hot shower...
"Hi, I'm not home right now," Laurie Anderson said, "but if you want to leave a message, just start talking at the sound of the tone ha ha ha ha ha ha..." Michael had put this part of "O Superman" on their answering machine.
One night, when they got back from dinner, Daphne played back their messages and they heard, in her mother's nervous voice, the next line of the song, "Hello. It's your mother. Are you there?"
The Grammarians, Charlotte Schine
(honestly, who didn't do this back in the day?)