"It's Jack. The check is in the mail. Sorry it's two years late. Sorry I misfigured my checking account and I'm overdrawn. Sorry I stopped payment on it. So, when it comes, tear it up. Sorry."
—message left on Jim Rockford's answering machine, "The Hammer Of C Block," episode by Gordon Dawson, 1976, The Rockford Files
J. J. Hainsworth
Bernard A. Drew