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Dial 123-SICK and Reach Out to Your Fellow-Hypochondriacs
"Oh, come on, you know we should have switched to touch-tone years ago."
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'No, sorry. You've reached Dragons. Payroll is on extension 4702. Shall I put you through?'
'Dial-up service? What's a dial?'
"The only person you can dial is yourself."
Thankyou for choosing our automated service - for venial sins, press one...'
Sundial - solar powered clock
"All right, pal, I'm just saying, that's what I'd do if it was my Large Hadron Collider."
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'I tell you. trying to get ahold of the right person can be a major undertaking! I've been pressing buttons for five minutes trying to find someone that can answer my question!' - 'Call for you on line three.' - (Looking at phone)
"Hello. You have reached the Palace. If you wish to speak to the King, press '1' now. If you wish to speak to the Queen, press '2' now. If you wish to speak to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, press '3' now. And if you wish to speak to the Minister of Cul
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"No, I'm Moby Fred, but I'll be glad to take a message."
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"Butt dialed? Seriously? You don't have any back pockets."
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"Sorry, if you want a dial tone, there will be an extra charge on your phone bill"
'Be reasonable, Shirley! ??" you can't dial 911 for something that happened on a soap opera!'
'Well, I'm sorry you misdialed, but I'll still have to bill you for my time and effort in picking up the receiver.'
Ye Olde Coffee Shop - Free Dial-up
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History's first recorded instance of butt-dialing
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"Granddad asked me to help him 'dial' a number. What does 'dial' mean?"
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'We're sorry, the number you dialed is no longer in service. Please check your head and dial again. . .'
'Here's the problem!'
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A guitarist turning amp up to 40
My cell phone minutes don't roll over and I don't want to waste them. That's why I'm dialling random numbers and wishing everyone a good day.
'It was great! I learned how to use dial telephones, drive a standard transmission and cook without a microwave!'
'Press one for sanskrit...'