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What were the first words…..

Have you guys ever wonder what were the first spoken words over the telephone back in the day. What where the first test msges sent, even the first tweet! Well, wonder no more. I recently read an article in Newsweek about this very topic. I found it very interesting and somewhat funny. So here it is: First Messages on Twitter, IM, Telegraph and More Ian Yarett Updated: 09/08/2009 This spring, we chuckled when Stephen Colbert asked Twitter cofounder Biz Stone if, given that the first message sent over the telegraph was “What hath God wrought?,” the first Twitter message was “What hath God twat?” Which got us to wondering: what exactly was the first message sent out on various modes of communication? Answers below: TELEGRAPH: ‘What hath God wrought?’America’s first telegraph message was transmitted by Samuel F.B. Morse from the Supreme Court room in the Capitol to his assistant, Alfred Vail, in Baltimore on May 24, 1844. TELEPHONE: ‘Mr. Watson-come here-I want to see you.’The first telephone call was made by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor …