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Your letters: Hoffman rumor a lot like 'party lines'

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I remember many years ago when we lived in rural Wadena County. Our phone line was shared by several other rural residents. The line was referred to as a "party line." There were several instances where nosy people would "listen in" to our conversations. When a click was heard, you knew someone was listening in. When the person was confronted they would silently hang up. Of course the gossip and rumors flew around the area.

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