Daughter: Dad. You love me, don't you?
Father: Of course, I do. Why do you ask . . . Ah, what's on your mind?
Daughter: Well, I saw this great offer for a free cell phone here in the newspaper, and . . .
Father: Free? Nothing's ever free.
Daughter: Well, the phone is free . . . after a $50 mail-in rebate.
Father: Ah, so that's the catch. And why do you need a cell phone anyway?
Daughter: Dad. All my friends have one, and I can use it to call you in case the car breaks down.
Father: Ah, I don't know. There are always so many fees.
Daughter: But the monthly charge for this service is only $29.99, with 1,000 free weekday minutes nationwide, and unlimited weekend minutes. Plus, unlimited, anytime minutes for anyone using the same service.
Father: I don't know.
Daughter: And you can roll over the extra minutes to the next month instead of just losing them. What do you think of that?
Father: Yeah, but what is the term of the service agreement?
Daughter: It's only for six months.
Father: But what if you cancel early?
Daughter: Um . . . Ah, there's a cancellation fee of $200, but with . . .
Father: Two hundred bucks!
Daughter: Yeah, but you won't have to worry about me while I'm driving the new car.
Father: New car? What new car?
Daughter: The new car you'll need to buy so I can use the cell phone. I mean, what's it gonna look like if I'm using a cell phone in our old lemon.
Father: Teenagers. What'll they think of next?