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A serious case of pulp friction

The phone books still pile up, but have they outlived their usefulness?

By Tania deLuzuriaga
Globe Staff / March 18, 2008

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They're the original search engines, leftover from the days of rotary phones and answering machines. Once valued reference books kept in a certain drawer or cabinet for easy and frequent access, the massive telephone directories landing on doorsteps and in apartment foyers across the city in recent weeks seemed bound for more ignoble destinations. (Full article: 688 words)

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