The rotary wired phone worked perfectly fine, so who needed wireless land lines, let alone pagers, cell phones, smart phones... It's not reinventing the wheel, it's improving it, or redesigning it to fit new requirements. Expecting the world to conform to your desired stopping point of technology, language, etc. isn't going to happen, so everyone either has to adapt or be frustrated. Being frustrated isn't worth it, because you're tilting at windmills.