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Use Your Cell Phone As a Phone? You're Old.

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Watch a millennial's face when their cell phone rings. First, it takes them a second to realize what that sound is. Then you may witness a range of emotions, anywhere from confusion to annoyance to complete panic. One thing's for sure though. They won't answer.
Actually fewer and fewer people do use their mobile phones to talk.  That's why phone carriers give you unlimited minutes now. (And you thought it was because you were a loyal customer.)  Oh sure, that annoying business guy with the double non-fat, two Splenda upside down latte, who likes to broadcast his "win/win, no-brainer" deal to you and everyone else in earshot at the coffee shop still yaks on the phone but it's just part of the image he's brandishing.  But "live audio messaging" as it is better described now is passe.
"So who are you listening to these days?," they ask as I walk on by with my earbuds on."Uhm...another person. You know, the one who I&#…