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August 8, 2009

And he said let there be light

srikanth @ 8:20 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1249762853 ) Play

Legend has it that (1) was nicknamed “dot” and (2) was “dash”. Who are they, and who, ostensibly, nicknamed them so?

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Answer:

  1. Marion Estelle Edison, nicknamed “Dot”
  2. Thomas Alva Edison, Jr., nicknamed “Dash”

Thomas Edison nicknamed them both after morse code characters.


25 Responses to “And he said let there be light”

  1. Mo

    # Marion Estelle Edison (1873–1965), nicknamed “Dot”
    # Thomas Alva Edison, Jr. (1876–1935), nicknamed “Dash”

    Thomas Edison


  2. krudebox
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    Thomas Edison’s kids..
    Marion Estelle Edison and Thomas Alva Edison, Jr.

    Edison nicknamed them so as a reference to the Morse code used to send messages on telegraphs.


  3. Rogi
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    Marion and Thomas Edison, Jr.
    Nicknamed by their father, Thomas Alva Edison.


  4. Marion Estelle Edison & Thomas Alva Edison, Jr by Mr Edison


  5. (1) Marion Estelle,
    (2) Thomas Alva Jr.

    Nicknamed so by Thomas Alva Edison


  6. Rajiv Rai

    children of edison after morse code


  7. duriel
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    1.Marion Estelle Edison
    2.Thomas Alva Edison Jr.

    Thomas Alva Edison


  8. emrohit

    Thomas Alva Edison’s children – (1) is Marion Estelle Edison was nicknamed as Dot and (2) is Thomas Alva Edison, Jr. was nicknamed as Dash.


  9. Logik
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    Thomas Edison’s kids, Marion, and Thomas.
    Apparently he loved Morse code.


  10. djds4rce

    Marion Estelle Edison, nicknamed “Dot”
    Thomas Alva Edison, Jr. , nicknamed “Dash


  11. shrik
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    1. Marion Edison
    2. Thomas Edison Jr.

    Thoms Alva Edison nicknamed his kids Dot and Dash ‘cos he loved the Morse Code (!)


  12. thomas edison


  13. oh and they are Marion Estelle Edison and Thomas Alva Edison, Jr.


  14. akhi
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    Edison’s little ones.He nicknamed them.


  15. akhi
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    Marion and Thomas Jr.


  16. varuns88
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    Edison’s kids.


  17. varuns88
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    nicknamed so by edison himself.. ostensibly..


  18. 1. Marion Estelle Edison
    2. Thomas Alva Edison, Jr.
    Thomas Edison nicknamed them so because he loved Morse Code.


  19. madhur
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    1. Marion Estelle Edison (dot)
    2. Thomas Alva Edison, Jr (dash)

    Thomas Alva Edison nicknamed his kids as dot (1) and dash (2)


  20. AmK
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    Thomas Edison’s children, nicknamed by him:

    Marion Estelle Edison, nicknamed “Dot

    Thomas Alva Edison, Jr., nicknamed “Dash”


  21. They were Thomas Alva’s Edison’s children, Marion Estelle and Thomas Alva Jr.


  22. Kaiser Soze

    Thomas Edison nicknamed his kids \’dot\’ and \’dash\’.


  23. Raghuvansh
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    Marion Estelle and Thomas Alva jr., children of Thomas Alva Edison. By his 18/20 (at times of births) year old wife. Haai haai.


  24. Dibyo
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    Thomas Alva Edison nicknamed his kids, Marion Estelle and Thomas Jr, ‘dot’ and ‘dash’ respectively, because he tripped on the Morse Code so much.


  25. This is Thomas Alva Edison cos he was so fascinated by morse code. In fact he proposed to his gf who became his wife in morse code….


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