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Recipients of wrong number calls required to play along

now a legal requirement to wind them upIn an effort to reduce levels of frustration in society, the think-tank Reform has proposed that people receiving misdialled calls should no longer be able to say, ‘Sorry, wrong number,’ and put the phone down, but will be required to act out the part of the person the caller had meant to ring.

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Posted: Mar 16th, 2015
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World’s last ‘Trimphone impersonator’ dies, aged 97

‘My aunt would jump up from her chair and dash into the hall. She’d sit down at the telephone table, pick up the phone, and say in her poshest voice, “Bishop’s Stortford 7849, who’s speaking please? Deirdre, is that you love? Speak to me, pet.”

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Posted: Dec 9th, 2012
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