Hear Alexander Graham Bell speak


11 Responses to “Hear Alexander Graham Bell speak”

  1. technogeekagain says:

    Sigh. Wish they’d let us download this transcription; I’d love to throw a bit of pro-level noise reduction at it and see what can be done to improve intelligibility.

  2. xzzy says:

    Entertaining how careful he is to annunciate every syllable and provide a little space between words. I suspect he knew the resolution of the recording medium was a bit crappy and was trying to ensure the results would be audible down the road. 

  3. James Mason says:

    Now we finally know who the teacher was in all those Charlie Brown movies.

  4. anon0mouse says:

    So, Alexander Graham Bell was the victorian mad genius version of the Sesame Street Count? “Bwah, ah, ah, ah!”

  5. JoshP says:

      Does that give anyone else the shivers??

  6. You can clearly hear him say, “Heyeyeyeeey… smoke weed ev’ry day!” Edifying, for sure.

  7. CaptainPedge says:

    “The voice you can hear above is Alexander Graham Bell, one of the inventors of the telephone”


  8. Jenn Chlebus says:

    but Why does it look eerily like a CD? Because hands? Or because time travelers?

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