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Chris -- 2011-03-08
Just noticed an eBay sale for a “clampshell” cell phone. It should, of course, be “clamshell” cell phone. For anyone who wishes to view the eBay description, it is at url:
Google gives a good number of hits indicating that others, also, are saying “clampshell cell phone”:
“Clampshell cell phone” makes sense since this style of cell phone does flip shut with an action that some could view as clamping.
Last edited by wleman (2006-01-22 18:22:02)