We take a lot for granted in our current technology-driven age. It’s so easy to communicate via text, email or phone (for some of us old folks who still use the phone for talking) that we sometimes forget how much more challenging communication used to be. Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day was created to remind us of how far we’ve come and spark interest in the disappearing skill of using Morse code.
“Yoga,” with an extra space between each letter for clarity, is illustrated here. You can learn your own name using this chart and hear your name in Morse code here. And the next time you communicate a complex feeling with a simple emoji, be grateful you don’t have to spell it out with dots and dashes.