1. The formerly familiar swooosh as the caller rotated the dial clockwise on a rotary phone to the “finger stop” and then the click-click-click as the dial returned counter-clockwise to the start position is now a novelty application that you can install on your iPhones for nostalgic yuks. Adolescents waiting in line nearby will wonder what the heck that sound is, while we older fogies will know you’re poking fun at us and our ancient ways.

    11 sounds your kids have probably never heard

    PHOTO: ThinkStock/Comstock

    (Source: theweek.com)

     
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