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School's T-Shirt Slogan Was Actually Sex Chat Line Number

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Sounds like a tame enough idea: Print up some t-shirts with the school mascot running and make a slogan out of one of those 800 numbers that uses words instead of digits. Only one of the parents from Linda Vista Elementary School in Yorba Linda decided to give the presumably made-up number a whirl and found that number was something else entirely, according to the Pasadena Star-News. "The number was written as a cute slogan for the jog-a-thon event, but turned out to be a real phone line that was a she-male sex chat line." Whoops! Although the school has re-called the shirts, the fundraiser wasn't a total bust: The school principal says "the jog-a-thon raised $25,000 for student activities."