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The phone booth

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Phone booths are rarely seen these days. This particular phone booth is in the middle of a campsite in Santa Cruz County, which is approximately an hour and a half drive from San Francisco. Before the advent of cellphones, phone booths dotted San Francisco and most every other city and town. Now they are a rarity.

 

Vocabulary
Particular: specific, a certain one
Campsite: a place to sleep in your tent
Santa Cruz: both the name of a city and the name of a county
County: a district. California has 58 counties.
Approximately: about, roughly
Advent: in this context, invention or creation
Dotted: sprinkled or located here and there
Rarity: adjective form of rare

 

 

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