Naturally, there is a right way and a wrong way of wording telegrams.
February 11, 2016 8:45 AM Subscribe
If you are alive to the need of making every minute count in this modern, high speed age, you will often have occasion to avail yourself of the facilities of the highly organized institutions which have succeeded the old time operator bent over his telegraph key in the little dingy telegraph office of a few generations ago.So said one Nelson E. Ross in his Small Booklet entitled "How to Write Telegrams Properly" in 1928.
Ross's advice includes Messages for Persons on Trains, "Telegraphic Shopping" Service, and the Roaring Twenties version of printing out your emails, Telephoning Your Telegram.
Want to try your fist at the key? Try the Boys' Life Morse Code Machine or download Just Learn Morse Code.
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