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  • Unspeakable messages he telephoned mentally to Miss Dunn at an address in D'Olier street while he presented himself indecently to the instrument in the callbox.

    Happy Bloomsday

  • When the car stopped we stopped parallel and Wendy headed for the callbox while I ducked across those 6 lanes like a mouse in the bowling alley.

    A WOMAN IS TALKING TO DEATH

  • Eventually, door next to callbox 2 buzzed angrily as if to say, fine...

    Making the Appointment

  • Instead of saying something, I simply thought to myself "I hate call boxes, and I am not interested in telling this callbox that I am irresponsible and got knocked up."

    Making the Appointment

  • We rang the little bell and the callbox asked why we were there.

    Making the Appointment

  • "We are here to make an appointment," she told callbox 2.

    Making the Appointment

  • "Ok," said the callbox,"someone will let you through the other door in a minute."

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • "Ok, someone someone will let you through the other door in a minute" said callbox 2.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Opponents of the new law point out that it costs 27,000 pounds a year to keep a mugger in jail, and a stolen cellphone can be deactivated for the price of a 10p phonecall from a callbox.

    Boing Boing: January 27, 2002 - February 2, 2002 Archives

  • The security services who were monitoring the call timed it at less than twenty-two seconds and traced it to a little-used callbox in rural Hertfordshire.

    Whispers Of Betrayal

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