Hello is alternatively thought to come from the word hallo (1840) via hollo (also
holla, holloa, halloo, halloa). ... Hosanna!), may be the ultimate origin of the word.
Mar 5, 1992 ... ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL invented the telephone. But Thomas Alva Edison
coined the greeting. The word "hello," it appears, came straight ...
Oct 16, 2014 ... The word "Hello" actually came from hola which meant to stop and ... What
happened when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone?
Feb 17, 2011 ... Alexander Graham Bell hoped people would answer the phone with the word "
ahoy." His rival, Thomas Edison favored another greeting — we ...
But it wasn't until the telephone was invented that 'hello' emerged as a universal
form of ... Webster's dictionary kept printing 'hello' as a greeting word even as ...
Mar 17, 2014 ... She was the girlfriend of Graham Bell who invented telephone. ... exist words that
began their linguistic lives as people's names, hello does not ...
Nov 7, 2015 ... This is a popular explanation of the etymology of the word hello. ... She was the
girlfriend of Graham bell who invented the telephone. One can ...
Oct 23, 2011 ... The invention of the word hello is often credited to Thomas Edison, including on
the popular BBC show QI (Quite Interesting), which is normally ...
May 14, 2008 ... Alexander Graham Bell's much-talked-about invention gave us not only the new
word telephone (1876) but also the greeting hello. To be sure ...
Sep 26, 2010 ... The first word used to answer the phone was the nautical greeting ... Alexander
Graham Bell, the inventor, answered with the Gaelic 'hoy'.