Communications

Formal Dinner Invitation Wording – Formulas for Invitations

A dinner-party is the most formal and most important of all social functions. We may invite all our acquaintances to a ball or a reception. We may select more carefully for our teas and luncheons, but the dinner is reserved as the greatest compliment to be paid those we wish to honor. Therefore an immediate …

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Semaphore Alphabet

Throughout history, armies and navies have sent messages across battlefields.Simple orders like “Advance” or “Retreat” could be given by bugle calls or cannon-fire.But sending reports of the battle back to headquarters needed a different system. During the 1790’s, a Frenchman called Claude Chappe invented a signaling system called semaphore. This was a system of sending …

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