Sunday, April 27, 2014
This faux-feathered intrepid traveller arrived in my mailbox carrying a letter. Kid Magic Margin named him Eugene Onegin (after the character in Pushkin's poem). Why Eugene? Why not? He does look like a plastic pigeon dandy; a fancy fowl.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Here are some pictures of typewriters that have gained notoriety in my classroom. This comes, mostly, from their erratic behavior and unique dispositions.
Known to really curl and rip your paper. Only attacks on even-number days.
Terence "One-Knob" Oaks
Even with the set-screws nice and snug, the knob falls off. Usually on a carriage return.
Once a fortnight you must tighten the carriage return arm.
The $10 Man
$10 for a tub of Instamorph made loading paper much easier.