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telegraphese

[tel-i-gra-feez, -fees, tel-i-gra-feez, -fees] /ˈtɛl ɪ græˌfiz, -ˌfis, ˌtɛl ɪ græˈfiz, -ˈfis/
noun
1.
a style of writing or speaking distinguished by the omissions, abbreviations, and combinations that are characteristic of telegrams, as in “ expect arrive six evening. ”.
Origin of telegraphese
1880-1885
1880-85; telegraph + -ese
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  • The public would scoff at the letter-press for Daily telegraphese.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling

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