11-Digit Local Dialing Starts in New York City on Feb. 1. New Yorkers will have to start using an area code when calling a local telephone number, even if it is in the same area code. By Lydia Polgreen. [New York Times: Technology]
I’d gripe about this, but of the 30 or so New York numbers programmed into my cell phone, fewer than half are in my area code, when you consider the 212 numbers for Manhattanites and all the various cell-phone area codes.
So, y’know. No whining from me.