Friday, July 10, 2015

Fact of the Day: Phone Funeral

When Alexander Graham Bell died, all phone services in the United States and Canada went silent for about a minute in his honor at the funeral. 

19 comments:

  1. I like that. I guess a minute is all anyone would be willing to be without their phone.

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  2. Can you imagine if all iPhones went dark for a minute when Steve Jobs died? People would have lost their minds!

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  3. Wouldn't be able to do that these days, people would go nuts, even if it was only a minute

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  4. Wow...that's amazing. That's the ultimate moment of silence.

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  5. On the bright side?
    No telemarketers.

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  6. First seconds when I've seen this post, I thought that's it's about something scary!

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  7. Interesting. Broadway wouldn't even turn off its lights for one minute when Edison died.

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  8. That's really nice. I'm glad that was done.

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  9. That sounds very appropriate.

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