In Italy people answer the phone with "Pronto", which is Italian for "Ready", the same prompt used by BBC BASIC
Ahhhh my bad I was thinking of the Commodore 64
I assume that means that non-Italian speaking English speakers who phone Italians are always saying things like "Hold on! Give me a moment!" as their reply.
@fraggle 8-bit Atari and Commodore 64 too.
@fraggle Oh yeah, the Beeb actually *didn't*.
@LionsPhil hehe yeah I just found this myself while image searching
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