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Originally posted by Blackjack
That's why I think cell phones are distracting.
Yep... it's another case of context mismatch. Also in many other situations of two-way radio communications, there are specific protocols of speech that are followed. These are designed to reduce confusion and maximise efficiency. "... four november delta... squawk VFR... radar services terminated... frequency change approved..." During a typical phone conversation, the line of discussion can weave around wildly forcing the user(s) to devote even more brain processing cycles to maintain coherent thought... cycles that are stolen from other tasks.
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