Everybody wants to save the earth, nobody wants to help mom do the dishes.  --P.J. O'Rourke

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Old School

I think everyone in my generation has fond memories of the way mimeograph (Ditto)
paper smelled when hot out of the machine. Here's what Bill Bryson has to say about it. So True

 "Of all the tragic losses since the 1960s, mimeograph paper may be the greatest. With its rapturously fragrant, sweetly aromatic pale blue ink, mimeograph paper was literally intoxicating. Two deep drafts of a freshly run-off mimeograph worksheet and I would be the education system’s willing slave for up to seven hours."


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