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The Last Telephone Booths in America

By November 22, 2007

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There are not many Superman-style telephone booths left in the United States. This Washington Post article talks about the last real phone booth (with walls) in the D.C. area and discusses this vanishing phenomenon across the U.S.A. as cellular phones have become ubiquitous.

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November 22, 2007 at 8:44 pm
(1) Win Barber says:

Outdoors in Amish or Mennonite farm areas you can still find enclosed phone booths like this. They will use them for important business or emergencies, but are philosophically opposed to having personal phones in their home where they could be used to excess.

August 26, 2011 at 6:48 am
(2) Superman aka SuperMatt aka Clark Kent says:

You have no idea the stress it caused me to
encounter when phone companies decided to do away with phone booths. Things have been quiet here in Metropolis for many years so I’ve been chillin’ and enjoying life. The I started hearing shouts of “help me Superman help me!” I raced around Metropolis and the entire county unable to locate a booth to change in. I did however sudden read on here about the Amish still having them. So I immediately headed to our local Amish community Yoderville just outside of Metropolis. My good friend Joseph and Ema Yoder assured me the fought tooth and nail to keep their one phone booth. Success at last in leaped into it and changed and I’m proud to say I’m back fighting for “Truth, Justice and the American Way” to heck with those PC politically correct people I’m keep my motto as is lol.

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