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phone book

Origin of phone book
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Some of its workers, they maintain, find it easier to crib names from the phone book than to trawl around looking for real voters.
  • But with many millions and a phone book, you're getting somewhere.
  • He pointed to the phone book by the register, and after a minute the bartender had it open and held it out to the cowboy.
  • But always from the phone book to the street he went, and never to a doorstep.
  • Yet he is fastidiously, almost obsessively private-he lists himself in the phone book under a pseudonym.
  • How the addresses in the phone book have become exasperatingly inscrutable.
  • The sound of her voice is so overwhelming and so moving that she could sing the phone book and probably give it meaning.
  • No other arrests were made, even though police found the names of five officers in the phone book of a drug dealer.
  • Finding local restaurants is as easy as getting out the phone book or strolling down the street.

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