Concerning the Mistakes page: When Maggie calls Joe, she dials a 4-digit number. By 1965, most of the U.S. used 7-digit phone numbers, and if they did still use shortened numbers, it would have required operator assistance.
Actually, as late as 1981 my wife was still having to teach students in Anacortes, Washington to write their full 7-digit telephone numbers on forms because that town still used 4 digit dialing - like Collinsport, Anacortes is a small, secluded fishing village, but on the West Coast instead of the East Coast. I know my hometown (which was certainly larger than Collinsport) made the switch over to 7-digits in the early 1970s, so I don't think this is as much of an error as it seems, although I often find myself counting the numbers dialed, and it seems to be 4-7 depending on who is dialing, rather than where they are dialing. I am trying to verify when the changeover was completed in the USA from a reliable source, but I don't think this is actually an error. NightBear 20:59, 8 July 2009 (UTC)