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Karlis

Hppy bthdy txt msng!

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Karlis

World's first SMS text (short message system) came from an office in Newbury, southern England

Reading "Merry Christmas" -– and not "Merry Xmas" or ": -) Xmas" -– the message was sent on December 3, 1992, by 22-year-old engineer Neil Papworth of the technology company Sema to a colleague at Vodafone UK who was enjoying a staff Christmas party.

Since mobile phones didn't yet have keyboards, he typed the holiday greeting out on a PC, while the recipient, Vodafone's director Richard Jarvis, received the message using a bulky Orbitel 901, also immortalized as the world's first GSM phone.

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CuriousGreek

20-year-old fashion and there are more years to come :tu:

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Princess Serenity

I vaguely remember my first text message. I think I texted my stepdad to come pick me up.

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