Happy Birthday, Telephone.

 

Hip-hip-hooray! On this date in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell received his patent for the telephone, opening a Pandora’s Box that ends with none of us able to poop without our smartphone in hand. Callooh! Callay!

And since we’re on the subject of AGB, here are a few words of wisdom from him, to, you know, get you over this Wednesday: “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” 🌞