From Nature for November, 1889, via Wondermark:
"The telephone is the most dangerous of all because it enters into every dwelling. Its interminable network of wires is a perpetual menace to life and property. In its best performance it is only a convenience. It was never a necessity."
RTWT. Y'know, telegrams and e-mail have a lot in common....
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