By Ian Bred, Norfolk Correspondent
Hi-tech wizardry came to Norfolk this week when the first mobile telephone was sold to a lucky customer in Downham Market.
The new-fangled device is fully mobile, as a twirly extending cord from the handset means you can now use it standing three feet away from the main unit.
Norfolk people are celebrating being the first in the country to experience mobile telephones, and claim other parts of the country are bound to follow suit.
However, the rest of the country is smarter and looks for hi-tech phones from places like Amazon.
The first device was purchased by turnip smallholder Bubba Spuckler, who share his home with his sister and their eight children.
“This is revolutionary and means I can use the telephone sitting down or standing up. And amazingly I can now be two or three steps away from the hall table and STILL use it.
“This will change our lives for ever.”
Suffolk telephone sales specialist Lorraine Fisher, 34, said: “We expect to sell many of these units in Norfolk.
“People there like to think they are ahead of the curve, so who are we to argue?”
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