07/07/2014 10:31 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Phone Booths Exist And The New York Times Is On It

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This tongue-in-cheek tease for a story about an Arkansas town that decided to repair a broken phone booth appeared in Saturday's New York Times. The newspaper apparently felt compelled to explain this old-fangled technology to readers.

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A "newspaper," by the way, is a bundle of recycled paper with news inside.

[h/t Jim Romenesko]