dateline - October 22nd 1879
Yesterday evening, Thomas Edison, the well known inventor, invited the press to his house such that they could view his latest invention. Having all crowded into the small room, Thomas walked to the table where the invention was set up. He flicked a switch, and slowly, the glass globe began to glow.
Some reporters, overcome by what they were seeing, rushed from the room in their eagerness to be first with the story. Unfortunately, they missed out on the really big scoop as, some twenty seconds later, Thomas leaned over to the bright glass globe, and said
(courtesy of Mr Bob Newhart)