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Re: (OT) Re: Building up a FAQ: Please reply

From:Padraic Brown <agricola@...>
Date:Sunday, January 20, 2002, 1:25
Am 19.01.02, Roger Mills yscrifef:

> >Perhaps, like many ancient typewriters, his keyboard doesn't > >have a 1 (one) key. > > > My keyboard does so have a 1 one key! Don't they all? I remember to use it > about 99% of the time. But 40 years at the typewriter vs. 3 at the computer > is hard to overcome, and in the heat of the moment I revert to old > habits........
:D Let's see... 40 from 2002 is 1962. Didn't they have ones at that time? My typewriter is early 20th century, which explains its onelessness. Since you deny using a oneless typewriter, why would you use the ell in stead of the one anyway? And yes, very old typewriters didn't have a one key, so the ell was used in its place. Padraic. -- Gwerez dah, chee gwaz vaz, ha leal.