17 Oct 09

There is nothing new about new technology imposing restrictions on articulation, during the late 19th-century telegraphy boom, some carriers charged extra for words longer than 15 characters and for messages longer than 10 words.

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In this era of reduced postal and telegraphic rates, concessions to the important principles of economy and expedition in the means of communication by mail and telegraph, the publication of the Anglo-American Code meets an urgent demand.

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