mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)
mabfan

The End of the Telegram

THINKING OF SENDING A TELEGRAM STOP

AFTER 145 YEARS, WESTERN UNION HAS CEASED SENDING TELEGRAMS STOP

THE FIRST TELEGRAM WAS SENT ON MAY 24 1844 STOP WESTERN UNION BEGAN SENDING TELEGRAMS IN 1861 STOP THEY ANNOUNCED THAT AS OF JANUARY 27 2006 THEY NO LONGER SEND TELEGRAMS STOP

MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE AND HERE STOP
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