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Old 09-01-2019, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by enipla View Post
Anybody have a phone book? Or Yellow Pages?.
I get a couple of different yellow pages "delivered' every year, but they're third-party things that go straight into recycling (once we've found them under the landscaping, on the roof, in the middle of the driveway, or wherever they landed).

The "white pages," though isn't just gone, but there's a whole societal change since then. Can you imagine what people would say today if you suggested that every single person's name, address, and phone number should be printed in a book and delivered to every household? Privacy advocates would get it shut down instantly, and the company that did it would probably be out of business.