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    Proud to be Australian


    Spain Female Posts : 12706
    Join date : 2011-08-14

    Proud to be Australian

    Post by Gypsy on Fri 15 Jul 2016 - 9:02

    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: "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
    "After digging as deep as 30 feet in his backyard in Tennant Creek, Northern
    Territory, aboriginal Billi Bunji, a self-taught archaeologist, reported
    that he found absolutely feck-all.
    Billi has therefore concluded that 250 years ago, Australia had already
    gone wireless..."

    Scotland Male Posts : 6660
    Join date : 2012-09-18
    Age : 74
    Location : edinburgh

    Re: Proud to be Australian

    Post by searcher on Fri 15 Jul 2016 - 15:31

    Seen lots of photos of aboriginal Aussies and I reckon this where they got the expression "BLUETOOTH"
    Campbell Brodie

    Scotland Male Posts : 45054
    Join date : 2011-08-13
    Age : 63
    Location : Scotland

    Re: Proud to be Australian

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Fri 15 Jul 2016 - 16:33

    Nice one Gypsy!

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