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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-03-14 21:45:39

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'self phone' for 'cell phone'

People get very attached to their personal communicators. About 20k ghits. Examples:

Out of courtesy to others, please ensure that your pager, beeper, and. self phone are switched to the “off” position prior to joining a session. or event.

When I’m online you can send me IM, otherwise my selfphone is always on and receives SMS.

I think Papa Keane is talking to himself, on his self phone.

To make it sure test the SIM on a self phone; ... The device so far accepts commands coming from any self phone ...

okay, if somebody grabbed me and snatched me in their car, i would dial 911 on my self phone and start screaming, “where are you taking me? ... … ity298.htm

If you will be at Jacob Javits Center please give my self phone a call.



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