• Tags: Telephones
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German hasn't stopped, especially in places like "Soft Drink Parlor[s]." Can we penalize this?
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Informing on Mrs. Alfred Doethmann, who "will insist on talking German over the telephone."
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Paper publishers asks for clarification and notes an elderly German woman unable to speak English.
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Switchboard operator calls in, saying she knows of German usage on phone line. How to enforce?
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Telephone operator notes German defiance, as they say they can "speak whatever they want," citing "Predisent [sic] Wilson [saying] that they could talk the german [sic] over the Telephones."
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The business angle: owners of telephone exchange ruminate on business consequences were local German speakers not in need of phone lines.
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Response to letter writer regarding difficulty of enforcing Babel.
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