Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Ode to a Telegram

The incomparable James Lileks has a memorial to the history of the telegram since Western Union has seen fit to discontinue the service. In a very cold manner.
Effective January 27, 2006, Western Union will discontinue all Telegram and Commercial Messaging services. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you, and we thank you for your loyal patronage.

We have lost in the last few years, Levi jeans being manufactured in the US, the manufacture of the Winchester rifle, and now this. How much more can we take!

Thank you Mr Lileks for this nice memorial.

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