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Old 08-21-2013, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by SNeacail View Post
I learned to type on a typewriter and there was no such thing as bold and underlining required backspacing or re-aligning the paper after the paragraph was finished.
I remember telling my kids something like this at one point (they're 12 and 9), and I got the "OMG" out of them. Like we had it sooooooooo hard back in the days of correction tape.

Then again, we brought the kids into an antique shop and watched them noodle around on an old rotary phone. Boy does THAT sound spark some childhood synapses that haven't fired in ages.

They soon understood the annoyance of dialing numbers with a lot of '0's and '9's in them.
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