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A teenager not knowing how to hang up a landline has become an internet phenomenon

We are through the looking glass now.

LANDLINES USED TO be the staple of every Irish households’ communications centre – the one way to get in touch with your friends.

Of course, that’s not the case any more:

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US teen Layla is 14 years old and is clearly baffled when her Dad asks her to hang up the phone, saying “How do you do that?”

confusedd Source: YouTube

That confused look when you encounter an ancient technology and have no clue what is going

landline Source: YouTube

Layla’s brief moment of confusion was uploaded to YouTube by her dad last week – and it’s since been watched over half a million times.

Anyone who once relied on the humble landline is now in bits.

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David Elkin

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