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Cell Phone Rage

What was the most sensitive topic at my family gathering this Christmas? War in Iraq? Anti Bush screeds? Religion in politics? Nope. Cell phone blockers.

I won’t say who got one for Christmas (they’re illegal in the US and have to be imported, and they’re shipped labeled “toaster” or something . . . not that I know.) The package got opened. Out comes a little device half the size of a mass market paperback. It blocks cell phone calls. So pandemonium breaks loose. First,  “What Is It?”  Then comes “Does it work?” Instantly, we all reach for our cell phones, the blocker goes on, dropped calls everywhere. Read More…