Saturday, 27 April 2013

Joke - Gone Wireless

After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, British scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 150 years ago.

Not to be outdone by the British, in the weeks that followed, an American archaeologist dug to a 
depth of 20 feet, and shortly after, a story published in the New York Times said: 

"American archaeologists, finding traces of 250-year-old copper wire, have concluded that their 

ancestors already had an advanced high-tech communications network 50 years earlier than the 


One week later, Australia's Northern Territory Times reported the following: 

"After digging as deep as 30 feet in his backyard in Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, 

Knackers Johnson, a self-taught archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely nothing. 

Knackers has therefore concluded that 250 years ago, AUSTRALIA had already gone wireless."


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