Archaeologists Dig

Submitted by Chris Skelhorn



After having dug to a depth of 1000 meters last year, Scottish scientists found traces of copper wire dating back 1000 years and came to the conclusion that their ancestors already had a telephone network more than 1000 years ago.


Not to be outdone by the Scots, in the weeks that followed, English scientist dug to a depth of 2000 meters and shortly after headlines in the UK newspapers read;  English archaeologists have found traces of 2000 year old fibre-optic cable and have concluded that their ancestors already had an advanced high-tech digital communications network a thousand years earlier than the Scots'


One week later, Irish newspapers reported the following:  'After digging as deep as 5000 meters in a County Mayo bog, Irish scientists have found absolutely nothing.  They have therefore concluded that 5000 years ago Ireland's inhabitants were already using wireless technology'






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