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Hello - Wikipedia

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Hello is a salutation or greeting in the English language. It is first attested in writing from 1826. ... Hello is alternatively thought to come from the word hallo ( 1840) via hollo (also holla, hol...

Great 'Hello' Mystery Is Solved - NYTimes.com

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Mar 5, 1992 ... ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL invented the telephone. But Thomas Alva Edison coined the greeting. The word "hello," it appears, came straight ...

A (Shockingly) Short History Of 'Hello' : Krulwich Wonders... : NPR

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Feb 17, 2011 ... Alexander Graham Bell hoped people would answer the phone with the word " ahoy." His rival, Thomas Edison favored another greeting — we ...

Was 'Hello' the name of Alexander Graham Bell's wife? - Quora

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Nope. In the middle of the ocean, in night time, when the sailors on different boats couldn't see ... The word "Hello" actually came from hola which meant to stop and pay attention. Alexander ... greeting word 'Hello' actually comes from the girlfriend name Margaret Hello of Alexander Graham Bell who invented the T...

What is the origin of the word Hello? - Quora

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According to the OED, all three words originated as cries or exclamations to gain attention or express surprise, exultation, encouragement or some similar ...

Etymology of Hello - Snopes.com

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Mar 15, 2014 ... Did greeting 'Hello' enter the language because it was the surname of ... Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) invented the telephone in 1876.

How did 'Hello' come to be used as a greeting over the phone ...

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Sep 26, 2010 ... Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor, answered with the Gaelic 'hoy'. ... his girlfriend whose name was 'Hello', thus the first word said by him on ...

Danger! What is the frantic origin ofhello?” (And the source of “hi ...

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Aug 9, 2010 ... We use hello several times a day to greet people or attract attention. But as prevalent as the word is, "hello" is relatively new. Hello came into ...

Hello Is the Name of Girlfriend of Graham Bell who Invented ...

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Jan 1, 2016 ... Facts Analysis Team Report on Picture Stories Saying the Greeting Word Hello Is the Name of Girlfriend of Graham Bell who Invented ...

Who invented Hello? | Pitara Kids Network

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Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone in 1885, never liked 'hello' and ... Webster's dictionary kept printing 'hello' as a greeting word even as ...