It’s a Thrifty Thing… the Telephone (Nov, 1939)
So Americans have the thriftiest telephone service in the world and the best way to illustrate that is with a Scottish telephone-man hybrid? What about Scotland? Is their telephone service thrifty too?
It’s a Thrifty Thing… the Telephone
Americans have the world’s best bargain in telephone service. It’s good and it’s cheap. Nowhere else do people get so much service and such good and courteous service at such low cost.
THRIFTY: According to Webster, thrifty means “…Evincing thrift… Characterized by economy and good management . . . Serviceable; useful …”
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