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Telephone Booth

Informal; a cubicle containing a telephone on the New York Stock Exchange. Member firms use these telephones to take orders for trade, which are then executed on the trading floor. Members then use the telephone booth to communicate the trade back to a client. With the advent of Blackberries and other personal digital devices, some members have begun using these instead of the telephone booths.

telephone booth

One of several telephone-containing cubicles located around the perimeter of the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Telephones in these booths are used by member firms to receive orders that are to be executed on the floor. Once the orders have been executed, the telephones are used to transmit information back to the members' offices.
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``In fact, from the moment when he walks into the phone booth to the end of the movie is 10 days, so he was doing 10, 12 pages a day, plus a Bronx accent - this is a guy with a very thick Dublin accent, plus we had to stop shooting at four in the afternoon, as it was winter and we lost the light.
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"I am a businessman and always remain in touch with my customers and suppliers, but for this, I never felt a need to go to a public phone booth," he said, adding that the payphone service should now be taken out by etisalat.
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FOR reasons best know to himself, writer Larry Cohen claims to have spent two decades trying to figure out how to do a movie inside a phone booth. Three years ago he came up with a sniper at a window aimed at a man in the booth - and the result is Phone Booth .
The hunky Phone Booth star, currently one of Hollywood's hottest properties, beat previous favourite Grant to the part, which was played by Dudley Moore in the 1979 film.