Oliwier Burakowski
Oliwier Burakowski voted up Didge Doo's answer

You mean the olden days before texting? As uncouth as this sounds we actually talked to each other.

During the 1950s I worked as a telegraphist and we still used Morse code. Dots and dashes. It was a system that survived for a century and was very effective.

Before that, we used everything from smoke signals … Read more