From the archives: What Orpington High Street has to say to Berkeley. Perhaps the funniest message ever to arrive in my email inbox.
| i would add exclamation marks but i cant find them
| i am drunk and in orpington high stteet.
| theres a pubkic email booth thing herre and i thoigh id send u all a msg
| ooooo touchscreentastic.
| will write again when at
| a proper xompitor
| eloo yis is pete a mate fpof chtis cant see f*** THINK I BRKE THE
| KYBOARD TE E DONT WORK
This I think, te definitive answer to Thoreau's question:
It is alleged that upon being told that through the telegraph a man in Maine could instantly send a message to a man in Texas, Thoreau asked, "But what do they have to say to each other?"