Ameche

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Ameche

slang The phone. The word refers to Don Ameche, who played the titular character in the 1939 film The Story of Alexander Graham Bell. Do I hear the Ameche ringing? You were on the Ameche when Stan dropped this off for you.
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Ameche

n. telephone. (Very old slang. From the name of actor Don Ameche, who starred in the film The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, 1939.) Won’t somebody please answer the Ameche?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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