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From: "Kate Martinson" <>
Subject: RE: It would be interest me to learn why.......
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 20:04:47 +0100
In Southampton it gets thinner every year and the latest edition is
about half the thickness of what it used to be 10 years ago (you can see
them in rows on Library shelves). At work, if I have to get in touch
with somebody who hasn't put down their phone number I don't even
bother to look in the directory - I go straight to snail mail....
>From: Josephine Kemper [mailto:]
>Sent: 31 August 2002 06:50
>Subject: Re: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>If you could see the size of the London Private Number
>you would realize that you have been grossly misinformed! Very
>Josi from London
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Kate Martinson <>
>Sent: Saturday, August 31, 2002 12:47 AM
>Subject: RE: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>> In the UK I believe the *majority* of people are
>"ex-directory", ie you
>> cannot obtain their phone number.
>> Kate M
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: Robert Cunning [mailto:]
>> >Sent: 30 August 2002 13:23
>> >Subject: Re: It would be interest me to learn why.......
>> >Hello from Australia. If anyone was so determined to find
>> >person lived, reference can always be made to the Telephone
>Book of the
>> >country concerned. And yes, the country would obviously have
>> >to be apparent
>> >from the Email address. Cheers Bob