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I'd love to know where they were actually delivering telegrams....any time in
the last 15 years I tried to send one, they'd insist on a phone number and
swear that they never delivered the things anymore. Got a friend opening in a
show? Want to send a "good luck" telegram? Fuggedabout it (although I presume
strip-o-grams can still be ordered).

dl

Lou Judson wrote:

> I saw that the last telegram ever was sent this Winter - now all they
> do at Western Union is wire money (and specualte financially) so an era
> has definitely passed. Some of us can't even decide between top and
> bottom replying on email!
>
> Lou Judson  Intuitive Audio
> 415-883-2689
>
> On Feb 9, 2006, at 9:57 AM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>
> >
> > It is something to be lived with. The Internet gave up on standard
> > email
> > protocols long ago.  I wish we could go back to teleprinters!
> >
> > Mike Csontos