The telephone started ringing in Thomas Watson’s office. It was his chief calling. He has spilled acid on his trousers. “Come here, I need you.” Does anything startle you? Something should. It was the first phone conversation in history. The chief’s name was Alexander Bell, and he had just obtained a patent for telephone set. The assistant dropping chairs rushed to help his chief and found Bell without trousers, yet in a state of euphoria. Even a couple of hundred court trials did not poison the pleasure. By the way, Bell won them all. The only trouble was that the inventor’s wife and her mates from the school Bell worked at could not use his invention, as all of them were deaf and mute.
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