We don’t need no steenkin’ land lines

Today’s Zits returns to a familiar topic on this strip and on Zippy: changes in how we communicate across a distance:

Once we wrote letters by hand; then we had the telegraph for important messages; then for quick everyday communication we had phones with dials and (later) phones with buttons; then came cellphones (making us mobile) and e-mail (combining the speed of phones with the asynchronous advantages of letters); and then texting, social media, and tweeting. Who uses which modes of communication for which purposes changes, and very different styles of using the technologies emerge.

Jeremy is so over land lines.

One Response to “We don’t need no steenkin’ land lines”

  1. Texting while talking | Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] An earlier Zits (from December) showing Jeremy’s view of texting: […]

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