[LMB] Lois-Bujold Digest, Vol 164, Issue 15
WILLIAM A WENRICH
wawenri at msn.com
Sun Jan 13 14:21:48 GMT 2019
How are they powered since incandescent bulbs have been outlawed?
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> On Jan 12, 2019, at 8:26 PM, Tony Zbaraschuk <tonyz at eskimo.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, January 12, 2019 2:37 pm, Joel Polowin wrote:
>> Joel Polowin (jpolowin at hotmail.com) wrote:
>> At the risk of ruining the joke by explaining it, I don't know how
>> well the "Easy Bake" ovens are known except by North Americans of a certain
>> age. The "Easy Bake" was a functional toy oven marketed to young girls
>> (or whoever had the buying power for them) in the
>> 1960s and 1970s. It was heated by a 100-watt light bulb (yes, kids,
>> regular light bulbs used to draw 100 watts, or even more!) and could cook
>> small cakes and small batches of small cookies.
> They're still around. My wife and I just got the granddaughters a pair
> for Christmas.
> Tony Z
> Et vocavit Deus, "Fiat lux!"
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