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After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, English scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 200 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 150 years ago.

Not to be outdone by the English, in the weeks that followed, an American archaeologist dug to a depth of 20 feet, and shortly after, a story was published in the New York Times:

"American archaeologists, finding traces of
250-year-old copper wire, have concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced high-tech communications network 50 years earlier than the English".

One week later, the Pluck Times, a local trusting print company in Donegal reported the following:

"After digging as deep as 30 feet in his back garden in Pluck, Donegal man Paddy O'Doherty a self-taught archaeologist, reported that he found absolutely Fech all. Paddy has therefore concluded that 250 years ago while the English and Americans were still messing about with cable, the Irish had already gone wireless..." 

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