The shortest telegram in the English language was from the Irish writer Oscar Wilde. He was living in Paris and he cabled his publisher in Britain to see how his new book was doing. The message read: “?” The publisher cabled back: “!
[Okay, I found this while doing some research for my Thesis - Ha! Dearest Mr. Wilde, I adore you!]
No, I do not, but I certainly wish I did!