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Old 22.07.2011, 15:57
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At The Third Stroke...

...the Speaking Clock will be. Seventy-five. Years Old. Precisely.

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And it still gets 30 million calls per year, at 31 pence per call

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Old 22.07.2011, 16:02
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And it still gets 30 million calls per year, at 31 pence per call
I would love to know how many of these calls are from a mobile phone where the time is displayed anyway
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Old 22.07.2011, 16:03
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Re: At The Third Stroke...

my grandma used to say thank you to the automated voice...
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Re: At The Third Stroke...

Good job it's only 3 strokes, eh?
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Good job it's only 3 strokes, eh?
Same as the number of licks for a Tootsie Roll Pop.




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Is it 31p a pop, or a minute? Can you still do the calling the speaking clock from australia prank? Or was that just an urban myth?
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Is it 31p a pop, or a minute? Can you still do the calling the speaking clock from australia prank? Or was that just an urban myth?
31 a pop and Urban Legend, I'm afraid - if you tried dialling it from abroad it would have interpreted 123 as an incomplete number (in London in 0-prefix days, or somewhere else after the 01 prefix was introduced)
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just found this on failblog
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Re: At The Third Stroke...

We had this also in Australia. I wonder if it was the same voice?
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