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Landline ought to fit the bill. But a little higher on the register might be 'regular telephone.'
>From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
>Sent: Feb 3, 2011 3:23 PM
>To: List,Ã Techwriter <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>Subject: Customer-friendly word for "landline"
>I'm putting together a "se-Instead" glossary of terms to make our
>customent facing support content more accessible.
>We use the term landline phone differenciate from mobile phone and I
>don't like "landline".
>My target is 6th grade understanding. Anyone have any suggestions for
>inplace of landline?..
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