Phone book phobia
The first phone book for the city of Philadelphia was published in 1785 and contains some odd entries: "I won't tell you," 3 Maiden's Lane; "I won't have it numbered," 478 Green St; "I shall not give you my name," 43 Stamper's Alley; "What you please," 49 Market St. Apparently some residents, suspicious of taxation, had refused to identify themselves so the publishers listed their responses in place of their names in the directory.
When words come out wrong:
1. The elevator doors opened up and a guy walked in the elevator. It was just me and