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Examples

  • She was sure it was a "pocket-rider" - a term dispatchers use when a cell phone in a pocket or purse dials 911 when its buttons get pushed.

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  • Yep, me too. I've also heard "pocket dialing" in more polite company.

    November 2, 2011

  • I've always heard it referred to as "butt-dialing".

    November 2, 2011

  • What other terms or phrases have you heard for unintended cell phone calls made from pocket or purse?

    November 2, 2011