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Not time for home phones to call it a day

Many seniors depend on them, and calling a landline is easiest way to get a quick response.

The home phone, whose sole function is to make and receive calls, cannot be put on silent mode. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: UNSPLASH
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The other day, when everyone was home, the living room telephone did something exciting – it rang.

I answered the phone but hung up as soon as I heard the caller’s voice.

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