Doing the reading (was: Best Books 2002)
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Tue Jan 14 19:04:18 EST 2003
On Wed, 15 Jan 2003 01:00:42 +1100, Sally Odgers wrote:
>> I think you win. :) Though now I'm expecting someone to pipe up with
>> "Well, you think YOU had it tough--I had to chisel my dissertation on
>> tablets in Linear A!" <g>
>> Funny how nobody ever wanted a carbon copy for anything official when it
>> such a useful technology. The last time I had to use carbons was in an
>> office where they wanted everything in triplicate, and although most of
>> scheduling work was done on computer, the actual filing had to be done by
>> the office flunky (me) on a really old typewriter that was possibly not
>> electric. Well, maybe it was. But I think it was older than the ones I
>> learned to type on.
>You must be from the Paperpushers' Planet...
Well, it was ten years ago. Maybe they've upgraded since then. Maybe they
just expect printouts in triplicate now.
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