Letters: Jul. 20, 1962



The counterpart of the Anti-Digit Dialing League [July 13] in the past would likely have campaigned against the introduction of dial telephones on the grounds that the human society would become too technologically oriented; human relations would be better served by retaining the feminine operator to place all calls.

Certainly any business enterprise has the right to offer its services to its customers in the most efficient way. And I doubt whether one can argue successfully against the greater efficiency and flexibility of the all-number dialing as opposed to the use of exchange names that a significant portion of the American public...

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