Why is a phone called a phone?
Shortened word for telephonic which was the process of voice over wire when it was invented.
It's a shortening of the word "telephone".
is this a joke?
from telephoneTele means extendphone means words
First it was called a Zorg..but it never caught onso the name was changed to telephone.. then phone
there are four major forms of communication. tele graph , tele vision , tele phone and tell a woman.
Cause TV was already taken .
Its short for 'telephone'Tele = from afarPhone = voice, soundTele + Phone = from afar a voice or soundTelephone - a voice or sound coming from far away.
If they were called waste products, would you press it against your ear?
Phone = phonics = sound