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

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 23:26:46 BST 2021


At the Iowa State fair they have a working  linotype typesetting machine
which is fascinating to watch in operation.

On Fri, Jun 18, 2021, 10:45 AM Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:

> I think that was much more likely whiteprints (diazo) which use ammonia
> in the developer.
>
> Harvey
>
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> From: "Howard Brazee" <howard at brazee.net>
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> Subject: Re: [LMB] Centrifugal gravity, was Re: Cordelia's College sport
>
> >Just remembered, that was making blue-prints.
> >
> >>  On Jun 17, 2021, at 8:01 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
> <mailto: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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