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telephone booth

telamones at Agrigentum
An enclosure for a telephone in a public area.
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As well as its retail offering, Phonebox has also established a successful business-tobusiness division, which now has a database of more than 4,600 corporate customers and generates the same profits as the retail side.
She was making the call when the man pushed his way into the phonebox beside her and indecently assaulted her.
They flock from all over the world to walk down the single street and use the iconic red phonebox, both made famous in the movie.
The court heard how the mum escaped in her nightwear and contacted police from a nearby phonebox.
Police put out an all-pints bulletin for the missing float in Bridgend, South Wales, after the milko called 999 from a phonebox and the stolen float was spotted on CCTV two miles away.
The driver of their minibus apparently failed to contact a signal box from a trackside phonebox - a requirement on the farm property where the accident occurred - to make sure the line was clear.
The family moved to Huyton near the end of her school days and it was here she met the love of her life, one day by chance at a phonebox.
This could be the first Superman who goes into a phonebox and comes out as Clark Kent.
Unit four in building B - again 2,000 sq ft - was acquired for a similar sum by national mobile phone company, Phonebox UK.
The OAP - who was jailed for 12 years in 1971 for throwing acid over his wife - claimed he was "reprimanding" the boy for "vandalising" a phonebox.
Police are particularly keen to speak to the person who dialled 999 from a phonebox close to Ms Hargreaves' home moments after the murder.