[LMB] OT: Moldy Oldies

M Traber mtraber251 at earthlink.net
Sat Apr 22 11:33:10 BST 2006


Alfred Kelgarries wrote:
>> fellow students with their shiny new calculators.  Mine never ran out 
>> of batteries!
>>
>> ObSF:  Heinlein character, "Slipstick" Libby.
> 
> 
> Yep. I recently watched my grandkids' friends adding up role playing 
> dice on a calculator. I bet them they couldn't do it in their head, and 
> they agreed. Scary...(remember, ANY nuke goes off in LOS and no more 
> chippies...)

To me that requires direct intervention. SERIOUS remedial basic math. At 
least teach them chisenbop=(




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