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mcsporran
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16 of 18  Thu 11th Jun 2020 2:07pm  
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On 6th Jun 2020 4:52pm, scrutiny said: . . . she then rang the speaking clock in New York. Leaving the phone off the hook she then left. I wonder how much that cost? Big grin
Almost certainly apocryphal; those calls would cut off after a few seconds to avoid tying up the incoming line.
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Prof
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17 of 18  Tue 16th Jun 2020 10:50am  
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H Samuel clock, Trinity Street. Edited by member, 16th Jun 2020 12:05 pm
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PeterB
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18 of 18  Thu 23rd Jul 2020 7:54pm  
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The demolition of Coventry Point has revealed this disused clock on what was (when I moved to Coventry) the Gas Showroom.
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