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Trivia: First telephone greeting was "ahoy-hoy".

by NumbrOneAunt on October 17, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


when telephones first came into use in the u.s., people answered the phone not with "hello" but "ahoy-hoy". can't remember where i read this...if you're like me, this moderately interesting but essentially useless bit of trivia will now crowd out of your brain something important that you really NEEDED to remember. you're welcome :)

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