Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Baltimore Sun: White pages era coming to end

"When you were a tot, they gave you a boost at the dining room table. As a kindergartner, you dipped their pages in watery glue to make papier-mache. In your teens, you scanned for funny-sounding names to prank call.

You might even have used them to look up a telephone number once or twice.

Yet now when they land with a thud at your doorstep, you probably toss them straight into the recycling bin.

The era of the phone book is passing.

This week, the General Assembly approved legislation to end mandatory delivery of the residential white pages, a step already taken by states across the country as fewer people turn to the once-trusty reference..."

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