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"Mr. Watson--Come Here--I Want to See You."

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.

 

Puzzle ID:#29129
Fun:*** (2.81)
Difficulty:** (1.49)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:kimberlykayAus*

 

 

 



Sometimes using me requires more skill and attention.
Technological updates are too many to mention.
I can close the distance from miles apart.
Electrical transmission gave me a start.
Though my birth was a success, it brought about a demise.
From the clues that I have given you it is time for your surmise.


Answer

A telephone.
Originally invented on March 10, 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell, the telephone was responsible for the so called "death" of the multiple telegraph.
The title of this riddle represents the first words spoken by Bell to his assistant through the telephone.

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