As in addition to hello, halloo, hallo, hollo, hullo and (rarely) hillo also exist as
variants or related words, the word can be spelt using any of all five vowels.
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 pay attention.
... Why did Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone?
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 ...
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 ...
Feb 17, 2011 ... Alexander Graham Bell hoped people would answer the phone with the word "
ahoy." His rival, Thomas Edison favored another greeting — we ...
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 ...
Apr 21, 2012 ... Some believe hello came from hullo, which was a British word used to ... as a
greeting until many years later when the telephone was invented.
Jun 9, 2014 ... Today's Spotlight is on how the invention of telephone has changed the ... When
the telephone was invented, “Hello” was a very new word to ...
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 ...