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A message sent by telephone or telex and delivered in written form, which replaced the telegram for inland messages in the UK in 1981.
- ‘The equipment is arranged to print out the telemessages on a printout medium.’
- ‘The Royal Household took the opportunity presented by the changed format to create a special card in which the telemessage would be inserted.’
- ‘I can't honestly say that I would have considered use of telemessages prior to our emails.’
- ‘Her birthday brought her a third telemessage from the Queen.’
- ‘Allowances are also provided for ‘telemessages’ which replaced the old telegram system.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.