For anyone who hasn't yet asked Ren for an explanation...

Thomas Leavitt thomas at
Fri Jan 19 20:53:46 UTC 2007

... and he doesn't even mention that SBC also acquired Pacific Telesis 
(PacBell, Nevada Bell) and SNET (in addition to Ameritech) before it 
merged with AT&T and Bell South.


Majdi S. Abbas wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 19, 2007 at 10:55:53AM -0800, Bill Woodcock wrote:
>> ...of how this whole AT&T rebranding thing works, Stephen Colbert summs it 
>> up:
> 	Much along the lines of seeing how fast you can name the
> states, or their capitals alphabetically, how fast can *YOU* name the
> 22 operating companies?
> 	No cheating!
> 	(The converse game is principally played by Bell executives;
> how fast can you {rename|acquire} the operating companies?) 
> 	--msa

Thomas Leavitt - thomas at - 831-295-3917 (cell)

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