(From the publisher):
Mr. Parworthy had a score to settle with the telephone company, and he was a man used to getting his own way. But he should have remembered that it is not polite to be rude to a lady... especially when the lady is Ma Bell.
Originally published in Amazing, May 1983.
Original title: Operator Assisted Calls Are Charged at a Higher Rate
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Humorous, Parody and Comedy
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Computers, Automation, Artificial Intelligence
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Metrognome and Other Stories, the (1990) [Collection]
Author: Alan Dean Foster