One Ringee Dingee

Things I didn’t know my children didn’t know until we went to the Museum of Communications

  • How to dial a rotary phone.
  • How to listen for a dial tone.
  • What a switchhook was.
  • How to hold the switchhook down to hang up and then release to get a dial tone.
  • That you had to lift the receiver to dial.
  • What a busy signal sounded like.
  • Why a busy signal existed.