First words

I was interested to see this in Peter Roper’s blog:

  • First ever tweet Just setting up my twttr
  • First words spoken on YouTube Alright, so here we are in front of the elephants
  • First ever text message Merry Christmas
  • First mobile phone call Joel, this is Marty. I’m calling you from a cellphone, a real, handheld, portable cellphone
  • First telephone call Mr Watson, come here. I want to see you

Original source: BBC

One of my earliest memories is from when I was about four years’ old, sitting at a table outside the kitchen where my Mum was preparing a meal. I knew that you put letters together to make words, and was carefully writing three letters at a time on a piece of paper before running in to ask: “Is this a word? Is this a word?” Usually, she’d say No. Eventually, I wrote cat. My first word!

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