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Thread: telebooks

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    They turned the pages, which were yellow and crinkly, and it was awfully funny to read words that stood still instead of moving the way they were supposed to -- on a screen, you know. And then, when they turned back to the page before, it had the same words on it that it had when they read it the first time.

    `Gee,' said Tommy, `what a waste. When you're through with the book, you just throw it away, I guess. Our television screen must have had a million books on it and it's good for plenty more. I wouldn't throw it away.'

    Same with mine,' said Margie. She was eleven and hadn't seen as many telebooks as Tommy had. He was thirteen.

    Please explain the highlighted words.

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    Re: telebooks

    I've tried typing in telebooks into Google and this is what it came up with
    The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Chandigarh Stories

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    Re: telebooks

    planty more = a lot more
    telebook- it's a made up word for an electronic text


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