In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Wiltshire collector Nick Fisher had brought along 35 manual typewriters from a collection of 200 he started in 1975.
- The Malhotra parents ran a successful trading business in textiles, typewriters and sewing machines, but Malhotra senior had an eye to the future.
- Others have taken the counter-revolutionary step of actually returning to simpler machines such as typewriters.
- IBM has been located in Guadalajara since the 1950s, when it began to make those ‘golf ball’ electric typewriters.
- Your article on new technology prompts me to take time off from phoning our purveyor of electric typewriters with yet another complaint about his technological masterpiece.
- That hadn't been done yet; paper, pencil and typewriters still ruled.
- We did have several electric typewriters, and we used the better of the two computers to keyboard accepted manuscripts.
- Manual typewriters with onionskin carbon paper were the closest many of us got to automation.
- Punched cards were used to enter data and the output from the machine was either on punched cards or by an electric typewriter.
- In France there was an important trade with the United States, which imported typewriters, industrial machines, etc.
- Today, these notions all sound like a naive echo from the era of idealism, manual typewriters, and rotary phones.
- Final reports were prepared on manual typewriters with two-color ribbons so that totals appeared in red.
- The stories are already largely written for them before the journalists take fingers to typewriters or pen to paper.
- I loved the reference to manual typewriters - I'd learned to type on one.
- The constant clacking of manual typewriters pounded a symphony of literary achievement against his sensitive eardrums.
- There were a couple of electric typewriters, but we had to learn on the manual ones.
- Typewriting institutes are becoming an oddity, as manual typewriters are swept away by word processing software and computer keyboards.
- She taps on the manual typewriter, lives in the country house and walks the marshy fields.
- We never heard of FM radios, tape decks, CDs, electric typewriters, yogurt, or guys wearing earrings.
- A number of sewing machines and manual typewriters from Kerry have also been donated to the Zambian Mission.
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