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phone book

Origin of phone book
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Bending Consultants, 3991 Marden—you'll find it in the phone book.

    Damned If You Don't Gordon Randall Garrett
  • She found the number scribbled on the back of the phone book.

    Know Thy Neighbor Elisabeth R. Lewis
  • I tell him who my boss is and he hunts him up in the phone book and calls him.

    Probability Louis Trimble
  • A hasty search through the phone book gave him the number he wanted—the offices of the Black Star line.

    On Secret Service William Nelson Taft
  • She move around the desk and sat, noting the phone book he had used, studying the names he had crossed off.

    The Plague Teddy Keller
  • How many hours in the day do you want to devote to the equivalent of writing your own phone book?

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

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