Axe the Fax

The fax machine was invented in 1843: the same year that Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” was published. 

I know that sounds unlikely, but it’s true. 

I don’t expect you to believe me, I expect you to Google it. That’s what I did, and found these Wikipedia articles:
Fax: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fax
A Christmas Carol: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Christmas_Carol 

Enough of ye olde 1843 Scottish inventions and English literature, here is a contemporary update from modern Australia: 

“Don’t email it, fax it.” GP Practice, Cairns, Friday 9 April 2021. 🙄 #stupidshitinhealthcare #axethefax 

All is not lost. There is a workaround to this bizarro step back in time: pretend you’re a Millennial, and say, “What’s a fax?” 🙂

Or, maybe we could do what the Brits decided to do in 2018, and start a campaign to finally axe the fax:

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That’s it. A short rant is a good rant. 🙂

Has your workplace managed to axe the fax? You’re welcome to share your experience and thoughts via the comments section below.

Paul McNamara, 11 April 2021

Short URL meta4RN.com/fax

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