Definition of Ma Bell in English:
A nickname for the American Telephone and Telegraph Corporation.
- It reminds me of the '60s when everyone's goal was to defeat the ‘establishment’ through fairly harmless guerrilla tactics such as not putting a stamp on the envelope when paying a Ma Bell phone bill.
- We've done this before: to the railroad trusts in the first part of the 20th century, to Ma Bell more recently.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia