Never thought about it that way, but true enough

This pilot fish's dad calls to say he's going to get an Android phone.

"My parents are on my plan, and they don't have smartphones or Internet data plans at this time," fish says. "I said, no problem. He proceeded to ask me how would he get apps, and I patiently explained how the Google Play store works.

"At some point, I may have questioned his knowledge of what a smartphone was, and he may have gotten a little huffy with me.

"Then he said that he would just get a smartphone without the Internet.

"I had to explain that the Internet is what makes it a smartphone..."

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