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54 Golden Nuggets: The Best of the Telephone Doctor by Nancy Friedman

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Cell Phone Flubs—The Dirty Dozen

New phone? Old phone? New number? Home number? Old Number? Whose service? Which service? How many minutes? One phone? Two phones? There are a lot more choices now.

However, along with more choices comes the “same old…same old.” Most everyone has a pet peeve about cell phones. To set matters straight, here are the Dirty Dozen Cell Phone Etiquette Flubs from the Telephone Doctor.

1.   Using a cell phone in a restaurant, a theater, or other public areas in which others will become annoyed. Take your phone call to a private area. No one needs, or wants, to hear your conversation.

2.   Raising your voice. Most cell phone users are not even aware of how much louder they talk while on their cell phone. Go to a quiet ...

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