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The following are real conversations Directory Enquiries operators had with callers, as revealed in interviews with staff at the Cardiff DQ Centre.

There was the caller who asked for a knitwear company in Woven.

Operator : Woven? Are you sure? Caller : Yes. That’s what it says on the label – Woven in Scotland.

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Caller : I’d like the RSPCA please. Operator : Where are you calling from? Caller : The living room

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Caller : The water board please. Operator : Which department? Caller : Tap water.

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Operator : How are you spelling that? Caller : With letters.

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Caller : I’d like the number for a reverend in Cardiff, please. Operator : Do you have his name? Caller : No, but he has a dog named Ben.

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Caller : The Union of Shopkeepers and Alligators please. Operator : You mean the Amalgamated Union of Shopkeepers?

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On another occasion, a man making heavy breathing sounds from a phone box told the worried operator: “I haven’t got a pen so I’m steaming up the window to write the number on.

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