There's one of those memes going around --"How old are you?" One of the questions asks if you have ever used a phone without a dial. Sure, in fact,:
"Oh, you want Miss Clooney. She's not home. I just saw her go into Jackson's grocery store. Shall I ring her there?"
"Yes, it's kind of important."
(buzzz buzzz buzz)
Re-constructed from memory of a tale told by an aunt.