From Pine View Farm

A Novel Proposal . . . 2

. . . on cellphone etiquette, in a newspaper column about cellphones on airplanes.

Flourtown resident Linda Phelps proposed: “I have decided I am going to listen to every phone conversation I hear and make a comment about it – not about the person speaking on the phone, but a comment in the context of the conversation. It might be in the form of a question or a suggestion – just something that allows the talker to know that I know his/her business. . . .”



  1. Karen

    December 28, 2009 at 8:26 am

    Hey, that would work just about anywhere! Think about it: You’re in the grocery & a loud mouth is talking into his phone, comment to him on his business he’s advertising. When I’m in the store & call Chris, to see if he needs candy or not, people look when I say “Hey Chunky, you need candy?”

  2. Frank

    December 28, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    It might earn her a punch in the nose, but it would be a punch in the nose for a good cause.