Re: The good old days.

Subject: Re: The good old days.
From: Siliconwriter <siliconwriter -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 00:52:13 -0700


> Then an IBM Selectric, and then one of the newfangledy ones that had
> the daisy wheel and the magic eraser strip that could physically
> lift an errant
> letter from the page.


IBM Selectric? Hah. You kids. I have my grandmother's 1911 Remington
typewriter. It still works, if I can find a ribbon for it. And when
that gives out, I have 55 fountain pens and a lot of ink. And if that
doesn't work, I have some clay in the back yard and a stylus. So, if
we ever go back to pre-Industrial Revolution days and desperately
need a technical manual for a moldboard plow, I'm all set.
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References:
The good old days.: From: Joanne Wittenbrook

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