“When we answer the phone, we typically say ‘Hello.’ But what is Hello?


It may surprise many to learn that ‘Hello’ is not just a greeting, it’s rather the name of a specific person. ‘Hello’ was in fact the name of Alexander Graham Bell’s fiancĂ©e, Margaret Hello.

Bell, the inventor of the telephone, used ‘Hello’ as the first word during the initial test of his invention. This simple utterance quickly became the standard opening for phone calls worldwide, enduring…. Continue Reading.

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