Experiencing Technical Difficulties (resonant) wrote,
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"The Two-Timers", by Bob Shaw, is a science fiction novel published in 1968. It starts with a phone ringing.

"Who would that be, darling?"
"I don't quite recognize the ring", says the protagonist.

At first I thought, "Wow! The author predicted custom ring tones!"

Then I read a bit further, and realized he had missed that opportunity, and the character was just being a snarky jerk.
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