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Happy Birthday, Telephone Book

February 21, 2013 | by

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On this day in 1878, the world saw the first telephone directory. The twenty-page book, which listed the numbers of phones in New Haven, Connecticut, instructed users not to “use the wire more than three minutes at a time, or more than twice an hour.”

 

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  1. Sarah Taimur | November 5, 2014 at 5:23 pm

    Amazing how far we have come!

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