Who coined the greeting hello?

Answer Thomas Edison coined the greeting "hello." After the invention of the telephone, people needed a short, efficient greeting with which to answer it. By 1880, "hello" won out over "ahoy" (suggested b... Read More »

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Soon we will say "Hello" to 2010, what song can you name with HELLO in the title?

Who sings BBC advert - hello hello?

Caller said"Hello, Hello can you hear me, can you hear me". Then hung up?

Sounds like the Verizon guy to me. "Can you hear me now"I have heard of a scam where they get you to say yes. It is a recorded call and they can apply that answer yes to what ever they are selling... Read More »

Who coined"QWERTY"?

QWERTY---which refers to the first six letters on the top row of a computer keyboard layout---is a system that began with typewriters. In 1875, Christopher Sholes arranged the letters in the order ... Read More »