Why no one answers their phone
The phone company uses the term “land-line” to indicate an actual copper wire line going into the home to provide telephone service. Most of the world’s phones today are wireless. They communicate via land based towers without any connecting wires. This change in technology from land-line to wireless has created an amazing change in our culture as well.
In a cleverly written article, Alex Madrigal answers the question, Why no one answers their phone anymore. When the telephone first entered the home, it was a great curiosity. Every time the phone rang there was an urgency to answer. Who could be calling? “Answer quickly! They may hang up.” A phone call disrupted the best of routines. Read more →