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telephone booth

telamones at Agrigentum
An enclosure for a telephone in a public area.
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To prevent the money getting back on course a friend of Curley's - Benny O'Hanlon - walked into the telephone booth on course 25-minutes before the race was about to start and pretended to place a call to a dying aunt in a non-existent hospital.
During the 13-day mission, the astronauts will work and sleep aboard Tiangong 1, a trial module that includes an exercise bike and a video telephone booth, according to media.
A mother-daughter journey through one of the world's great walking cities is narrated by the younger traveler, who takes in history -- the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, Admiral Nelson's statue in Trafalgar Square -- and lesser facts with equal delight: "London is Europe's third rainiest city; a telephone booth is a good place to wait out a shower." The team pauses for fish and chips and whispers to each other across the expanse of St.
THE Eiffel Tower was evacuated after officials received a bomb threat from a telephone booth, the second such alert at the monument in two weeks.
Preston, embarked on several time travelling adventures in a telephone booth.
"She said, 'I've had a telegram from your manager - get down to the telephone booth and call him.' The manager said: 'Report to the Bath Hotel tomorrow, you're playing against Rangers.' "I scored a hat trick and became the first player to do so against Rangers at Ibrox - it changed my life.
"The two men ran an illegal telephone booth from the apartment.
The first explosion occurred in a telephone booth and the second went off as crowds gathered.
The last few pages offer lists to help young readers reacquaint themselves with British English terms mentioned in the book, such as "telephone call box" (telephone booth).
Similarly, his photographs of a London telephone booth (Sicherung/London [Security/London], 2005) play on the theme of public versus private, as Kessler equipped that booth and six others with an internal deadbolt for extra privacy while making calls.
Two Japanese scientists have developed technology they hope will one day turn the telephone booth into a high-tech chamber for beaming holographic images, The Associated Press reports.
The subjects are told that if they are judged to be lying, even if they're not, they'll be locked in a dark room about the size of a telephone booth for 2 hours and subjected to intermittent blasts of noise.