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Question: A Ring Tone Adults Can’t Hear

Issue: Teens evade rules with a ring tone adults can’t hear/New York Times

More Info: In that old battle of the wills between young people and their keepers, the young have found a new weapon that could change the balance of power on the cell phone front: a ring tone that many adults cannot hear. In settings where cell phone use is forbidden — in class, for example — it is perfect for signaling the arrival of a text message without being detected by an elder of the species.

Question: Is this significant?



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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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