In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I remember the sound of wires humming and teletypes hammering away with wire services.
- In a fit of anger and frustration she threw away all her teletype machines one day and refused to use the relay services any more.
- Engagement information was passed on to command headquarters by telephone and teletype.
- These older editors were designed for use on a teletype and could display only one line of text at a time.
- There was a shortage of switchboards, field wire, open wire, insulators, construction troops, and teletype machines.
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