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Does Anybody Remember Phone Numbers Anymore?

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By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - With so many people relying on cell phones these days, does anyone actually know anyone else’s phone number?

Remember the days when you memorized phone numbers? Whose number do you actually know by heart, anymore?

“None! Not even my own home phone number! I have to look it up!”

“Only two — my mother’s phone because her phone number has been the same since 1956 and my own phone and only because there’s only 3 numbers in it and the last 5 are all the same number.”

“If you wold ask me my best friend’s number or my girlfriend, don’t know it.”

“We were just talking about this the other day, how nobody know phone numbers anymore.”

That can cause a dilemma if you do the unthinkable — lose your phone.

What do you do if you need somebody’s number and you don’t have your cell phone handy?

“That’s a good question. Go on Facebook.”

“If I’m at work and I realize, ‘oh shoot I left my cell phone and charger’ I’ll email my kids and tell them I’m out of touch.”

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