You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat.
You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles.
Do you understand this?
And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there.
The only difference is that there is no cat.
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. ~ Albert Einstein (maybe)
Regarding the whingeing still audible from the previous post, silverneurotic has come through with a solution:
“Blogger will not let you comment IF you log in with your wordpress account…however, if there is an option to comment using the name/url option…your comment WILL go through that way. If the blog doesn’t allow that, you can always comment using your google id.”
I tried logging in with my name and URL. It worked.
The one question remaining is why I kept trying to log in with my WordPress account—aka beating my head against the wall—when the other possibilities were staring me in the face.
Never let it be said I lack perseverance.
Once more regarding the whingeing: I meant no disrespect to Blogger, just to whatever glitch has turned it against WordPress.
A couple of years ago, impressed with the Blogger templates I was seeing online, I set up my own account there. It didn’t take me long to discover that those attractive sites were attractive because their respective bloggers had made all the right choices when setting up their sites: blue here, red there, green along the border, ivory background…
It was like having a No. 64 box of Crayolas and no idea where to start. The pressure was too much. I scuttled back to WordPress.
Once in a while I drop in on Blogger, but just to play with the crayons.