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Overheard over the Florida panhandle this week.

Jax Center:
"Airliner 123, Jacksonville Center. Climb and maintain FL 320."

[20 seconds later]

Jax Center:
"Airliner 123, Jacksonville Center. Climb and maintain FL 320."

[30 seconds later]

Jax Center:
"Airliner 123, do you copy Jacksonville Center?"

Airliner 123:
"Airliner 123. Climb and maintain 320. Sorry we were on our laptops."

Jax Center (laughter in the background) :
"Roger that. I guess that's going to be you guys' version of our 'Say again. I was on the landline.'"

Mac Tichenor
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