Dec 7, 2010-- It's iconic, a symbol of British-ness the world over: the red telephone box. But they are disappearing as fast as you can say "cell phone." With 85 percent of adult Brits using mobile phones, these booths are rapidly becoming obsolete. Now they are being recycled for astonishing and eccentric uses. The empty, often vandalized phone boxes are a huge expense for British Telecom (BT), so they have been giving them to communities; they are about to give their 1,000th one away. BT held a competition to determine the most unique usages, which include renting it to local community people for a week to make their own exhibits, posting poems, a vegetable swap and magazine swap location. (2885 reads)
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