At 03:22 -0700 8/28/1999, Markus Kuhn wrote:
>"Tex Texin" wrote on 1999-08-28 09:55 UTC:
>> > When I was in Korea (1967-1968) telegrams were always written linearly.
>> I know about ideograms, logograms, and hemigrams. What is a telegram?
>It's an ideogram seen at a distance (via television, telescope,
>teleprompter, telefax, telepathy, teleology, etc.).
I see. So a telephone is a speech sound heard at a distance, in the same
ways? And a telemark is either a recent character in a code & glyph
standard for Teletext, or a proto-glyph from the Upper Teleolithic? Not to
be confused with German foreign investments, I presume.
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