Do you Know: Why do you say ‘hello’ first when you pick up the phone? interesting reason
invention of telephone
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1875. Bell patented the telephone on 10 March 1876 and became the official inventor of the telephone. Bell used to use the word Ahoy while talking on the telephone. When people started using the telephone, the first thing to do was to ask Are You Here. At that time there was a trend of speaking Aho, but once Chhoman Edison heard Aho by mistake, after which it came into practice.
Bell’s girlfriend name
At the same time, it is also said that the name of the girlfriend of Graham Bell, who invented the phone, was Hello. After the invention of the phone, Graham Bell first talked to his girlfriend, whose name was Margaret Halo. Bell used to say hello to him. He started saying hello to immortalize his girlfriend’s name, after which till now people say hello first on the phone.
Proposal placed in 1877
Thomas Edison proposed saying hello in 1877, which was approved by the Central District and Printing Telegraph Company of Pittsburgh, and since then hello has become the first word to be used over the phone. However, let us tell you that the word hello has no meaning in the dictionary. The meaning of the word Hello in the Oxford Dictionary is given as welcome, expression, salutation, salute. That’s why when we meet someone or shake hands, we say hello.