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2004-12-18 12:28:33

An estimated 57 percent of the U.S. population chats on wireless phones - not much greater than the percentage of wireless phone users in much poorer Jamaica, where 54 percent of the people have mobile phones, according to the International Telecommunications Union.

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2004-11-29 12:00:00

Rebecca McLaughlin suspects 2-year-old son Liam is responsible for the sticky goop -- probably apple juice -- that invaded her old Nokia cellphone and rendered it useless. But who and what caused the problem doesn't matter. What does matter is that she needs a new phone, pronto.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.