We use the word 'hello' in our daily life to communicate through telephone. but we don't think about the word 'hello'-which we use as greeting word for communicating . There was a famous hoax on internet. 'HELLO' IS GIRL FRIEND OF Alexander Graham Bell. Actually it's not TRUE. Mabel Hubbard was Alexander bell's girl friend who later marries her.
Alexander graham bell is commonly credited as the inventor of first practical telephone. Bell's March 10 1876 labaratory notebook entry described his first successful experiment with the telephone. The Telephone was also patented in 1876.
The first call he made was to his assistant who was in the adjoining room and he said come here,i want to see you.
The use of hello as telephone greeting has been credited to 'THOMAS ALVA EDISON' ,according to one source,he expressed his surprise with a misheard 'hullo'.
The word hello actually come from hola which means "STOP AND PAY ATTENTION ".
ALEXANDER Bell preferred to use AHOY as in the ships those days which co-incidentally was misheard by edison.
In 1877 Edison wrote a letter to T.B.A David, the president of central district and printing company of pittsburgh. In his letter, Edison addresed that he suggested them to use 'HELLO' as a greeting word. As of times people are using the word, hello as greeting word for communicating through telephone. -SAIKIRAN JALAGAM