telegraphing: Telegraphing - Not just the original Text Messaging System ! - 08/11/11 03:20 AM
Telegraphing - Not just the original text messaging system.
Calling it the original text message system is a very apt description in todays world, but long before 'text messages' as we know them today appeared, to telegraph had another meaning.
To reveal underlying or hidden conditions that are not directly visible, often through solid materials like these shingles; thats telegraphing the surface below.
In the photo on the left I've used red lines to show the information that is being telegraphed through the roof shingling. The photo on the … (6 comments)

Robert Butler, Montreal Home Inspector | Aspect Inspection (Aspect Inspection)

Robert Butler

Montreal Home Inspector | Aspect Inspection

Montreal West Island, QC

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Usually I'm presenting an aspect of home maintenance, value improvement or 'how too' instructions to feature best practice ways to do things around building and property issues. Some times it's building tech history or how thing came to be as they are, the back story on terms, expressions and phrases. I keep track of the strange, the unique, the special and interesting things I get to see, including the dangers. These are filed as OMGs. OMGs always have photos, so I share the file with you from time to time. The rest come out of thin air. More than once I start writing a comment on someone else's blog and end up inking a whole new blog. Am I inspired or am I ranting? You can decide.



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