I have a Google subscription set up to catch interesting stories about telephone etiquette, because one of the things that Iotum’s software is designed to do is to minimize inappropriate interruptions.
This piece was written for the college crowd. "Why keep your cell phone on vibrate when you’re in class?" it asks. It also goes on to talk about various other places where it might be inappropriate to have a cell phone call, like this…
I was sitting behind a lady on light-rail. For the whole 20-minute ride, she was talking on her phone about how she caught her husband cheating on her. Please save the graphic conversations for someplace where you aren’t crammed in like sardines.
You can well imagine the looks on the other passengers faces.