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The “writer,” a name that didn’t stick

The following description, published only two years after the introduction of the Sholes & Glidden “Type Writer,” is mostly boilerplate, but it does include one interesting nugget: the author ends, calling the machine a “writer.” This is a name that ultimately did not stick.

The Courier and Argus (Scotland), April 5, 1876 –

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  • Mei Travis November 23, 2022, 6:36 pm

    Nice little piece of history there! Thanks for sharing!

  • T. Munk November 24, 2022, 7:12 pm

    Hard to meme in 1876, I suppose 😀

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