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Re: [Rollei] Obsolete skills (was Why the 6-element lens for 3.5Fs)

That's exactly how I learned penmanship in Mansfield, Ohio, USA.

Allen Zak

on 5/3/03 8:37 PM, Slobodan Dimitrov at sld   wrote:

> I think this is even more obsolete. I had to learn penmanship with pen
> and ink. In elementary school, I had an inkwell in the top right hand
> (that's right, the state didn't recognize left handed writing) corner of
> my school desk. We had to wear smocks over our school clothes to keep
> them from being soiled with ink.
> Oh, and yeah, this was in France, the land of Liberty, Fraternity,
> Equality, etc.
> Slobodan Dimitrov
> ll.clark   wrote:
>> In <000401c311be$274752f0$55440a0a@Gostenin>, on 05/03/03
>> at 05:41 PM, "Dan Kalish" <kaliushkin  > said:
>>> I was using a slide rule in the 6th grade.  I'm sure Jerry, since he
>>> also went to Bronx Science, mastered slide rules.
>> Are there more than three of us on this list?
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>> les clark / edgewater, nj / usa
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