Thursday, August 15, 2013

Thursday Thoughts: The Latest, Greatest Blogging Tool

After last week's post, which proved that I'm just a bit out of touch with technology, my son gave me this idea for a blog post.  I told him I'd use it.


Are you tired of misplacing your quill or finding an empty ink well?  Fortunately, the latest invention--the "typewriter"--will put an end to those frustrations.  With a simple touch of a button, letters will appear on paper.  Lines advance with a quick push of the return bar.  A cheery "ding" accompanies the motion.

Typewriters will make blogging so easy!  Whenever an idea pops into mind, just sit down and start typing.   With any luck, someone will soon invent something to correct mistakes.


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8 comments:

  1. Love it! I remember the thrill of getting my first typewriter!

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  2. I learned to use one from my stenographer granddad. Used to waste a lot of typing ribbon! Miss them, really.

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  3. Funny~~~ and your granddaughter below aww precious...

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  4. There was nothing but manual typewriters in my high school typing class. Each mistake on speed test took 5 wpm off your total, so I wound up typing negative words per minute. Dropped the class at semester when the teacher started talking about carbon paper.

    I'm so old....

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  5. Where can I get one....ha terrific invention...loved my first typewriter!!!!
    Marisa

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  6. I used to love, love, love my old typewriter! I can't believe how far I've seen technology change and I imagine I still will!

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  7. Love it :)
    I've still got my first typwriter, bought from my brother when I was 14 (I'm nearly 52 now), and it still works!
    My Silver Reed is as precious to me as a writer as anything I can think of, and is always there, even if the electric goes! Lol

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  8. Too funny! My daughter/family were having corn on the cob for dinner; she got to the end of the cob and said,"ding"! And her kids just looked at her like huh??? They had no idea what she was talking/teasing about! Time flys!

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