Toll free

Ron Resnick (
Wed, 6 Aug 1997 14:14:47 +0300 (EET DST)

duck wrote:
>Mistakenly, however, CNN has advertised the 1-800 number as
>Call the second number and you will understand why CNN is
>embarrassed about their advertising blunder.
>Don't worry, it's completely toll free.

Um, true in North America only, at least until such time
as voice bits join the mainstream of all the other bits
(which of course they can do right now, only the telopolies
will crumble). So how about a spoiler on CNNs gaffe?

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