It wasn't always so -- at least to the present extent. But it is now!
:)See what I did there?
Caught between a totenkopf and a Jolly Roger ...Yikes!!
FreeThinke,When I went to Chicago a few days ago I saw more people on cellphones than I saw in conversation with their companions! Further, those who were standing alone were texting! Perhaps ten people out of HUNDREDS were actually engaged with those in close proximity.Sad testament.Andie
I am keeping that comment here, though it belongs on the post prior to this. Why? Because I am guilty of being on the phone and the computer simultaneously. I wasn't paying suffcient attention!I just proved my own point!Andie
You most certainly are correct FT. I may have to borrow this with attribution to you. You depict it so well - all I think and would love to say, but would be vilified in this one picture.
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