Ahoy sounds from the field © Beate Autering
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About Ahoy

Who would have thought it? The well-known sailors’ greeting conquered the world from England’s fields.

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First the cattle, then the sailor

The term “Ahoy” goes back to a call used by English farmers to drive their cattle.

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Alexander Graham Bell zog mit Ahoy als Telefonruf den Kürzeren © Ralf Hettler / Grafissimo / istockphoto

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