November 22, 1906

On This Date in! in 1906, the International Radio Telegraphic Convention in Berlin adopted the SOS distress signal. It wasn’t until 2004 that it also adopted OMG, WTF, SMH, LOL and ROFLMAO.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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