LOL. What about dialing a telephone? I used to do Mindbenders with kids at my middle school, and there was a clue that involved a telephone dial. They had no idea what that was. G.Cindy --- "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > One of the books I recently edited, for Bookshare, > had to define a > Typewriter in the glossary, sigh. > > It was published in 2005. > > > Shelley L. Rhodes M.A., VRT, CTVI > and Guinevere, Golden lady Guide > juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc. > Graduate Alumni Association Board > www.guidedogs.com > > More than Any other time, When i hold a beloved book > in my hand, my > limitations fall from me, my spirit is free. > - Helen Keller > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: <talmage@xxxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 6:43 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: good weather to stay > home and validate books > > > > Changing the ribbons was always a fun, neat > experience. No such > thing as a cartridge, just a nice clean ink soaked > tape. I had 2 old > Underwoods that also just about took a hammer to get > the letters dark > enough when the ribbon started getting old. I guess > that part didn't > really matter though, as they were so heavy you > ended up looking like > the Incredible Hulk if you had to tote them around > much. I do > however sort of wish I still had 1 as a conversation > piece if nothing > else. They would probably be like old 78 records > and a turntable for > kids to be amazed at. > > Dave > > At 12:06 AM 12/11/2007, you wrote: > >Worse than that is getting almost to the end of a > page > >when writing a term paper and having to retype it > >because you can't have erasure marks or cross-out > and > >there was no such thing as whiteout erasure > tape--and > >even later when there was it was too messy and > >everything had to be typed. > > > >But I'm not so old that I had to type in the cold, > >Bob. We always had heat--grin. > > > >G.Cindy > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in > the subject line. > > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.5.503 / Virus Database: 269.17.0/1180 - > Release Date: 12/10/2007 > 2:51 PM > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > WISH LIST (called Requested Additions To The Bookshare Collection)is available at http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/Book_Requests.htm http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ http://studentpages.alma.edu/~07jmyate/book_requests.htm www.jbrownell.com for miscellaneous and useful threads ____________________________________________________________________________________ Never miss a thing. Make Yahoo your home page. http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.