“She hung up before he could say goodbye. Stood there with her arm cocked, phone at ear level, suddenly aware of the iconic nature of her unconscious pose. Some very considerable part of the gestural language of public places, that had once belonged to cigarettes, now belonged to phones. Human figures, a block down the street, in postures utterly familiar, were no longer smoking.”
Zero History – William Gibson
Observations like that are why I read Mr. Gibson.