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    Itasan is offline Member
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    Default nuisance call

    Which is most common?
    1. crank (telephone) call
    2. prank call
    3. junk call
    4. nuisance call
    5. unwanted call
    Thank you.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: nuisance call

    They're not the same- a prank call is someone playing a joke, not trying to sell you something you don't want. In BrE, I haven't heard 'crank call'.

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    Default Re: nuisance call

    Thank you very much, tdol.

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