Twenty years ago yesterday, London-based software engineer Neil Papworth sent the world’s first text message, “Merry Christmas,” to a telecommunications executive at a party across town. What do you think?
“For me, text messages will never even begin to approach the sexy anticipation of the fax.”Loni Carpendale Disulfurizer Tender
“Oh, cool. What texts have people sent since then?”Ken Blitz Unemployed
“I can’t even imagine what people did at parties before texting.”Godfrey Agnew Hoist Operator