"out of pocket" (= not reachable)

Ittaob at AOL.COM Ittaob at AOL.COM
Mon Jan 21 21:35:04 UTC 2002

In a message dated 1/20/02 8:21:07 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

<< Maybe, or maybe if the basic meaning is that one doesn't have a cell
phone (turned on), it really does allude to the phone being out of
one's pocket.  >>

My and others' usage of the term well predates the wide availability of cell

Steve Boatti

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