August 22nd, 2008 at 5:21 pm
Perhaps cell phone providers should offer Politenessman-hankies to go with new sign-ups.
Japan allows public places such as theaters and concert halls to install cell phone jammers:
In addition, many in Japanese culture, as a measure of politeness, txt mssg the party they are about to call, a few minutes before ringing them.
Now there is a new service called Slydial, which enable callers to leave stealth cell phone messages without ever ringing the phone. They guarantee the phone will not ring! So far almost ¼ million have felt the need to sign up.
Further thoughts on irksome Idaho cell phone behaviors: