On Wed, 03 Sep 2008 01:15:32 +0100, Appin wrote:
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Anyone know when 2 digit telephone numbers were used?
I found a reference to my grandfather's shop in Salcombe which had a
phone number of "Salcombe 16" which I'd like to put a (rough) date to.
Up to the mid-1950s on many small exchanges.
A girl I went to school with used to have the number 'Hanley Swan Nought'
but since she lived in the old telephone exchange I guess that was a
special case. She would have been just old enough to remember the end of