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I Just Flew In

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.

Rogues Gallery

Here are some pictures of typewriters that have gained notoriety in my classroom. This comes, mostly, from their erratic behavior and unique dispositions.


Paper-Eater McGill 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.

Kaiser Drag Once a fortnight you must tighten the carriage return arm.

The $10 Man $10 for a tub of Instamorph made loading paper much easier.