[LMB] Centrifugal gravity, was Re: Cordelia's College sport

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Fri Jun 18 15:23:06 BST 2021

> On Jun 17, 2021, at 8:01 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Back in the eighties I had the job of writing a newsletter  and then make
> copies on a Gestetner mimeograph machine. The first time I used it I made
> every mistake in the book, first putting the stencil on backwards.
> Eventually I finished the job but when I took the stencil off the drum
> static electricity made my shirt attractive to the inked up stencil sheet
> which promptly stuck to my brand new shirt. Last year I was Secretary to my
> historical society. I used my laptop emailed the minutes to the printer in
> the museum and just pushed the button on the printer and voila Minutes.

I still remember the pain of taking a huge whiff of the ammonia? in the machine.

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