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1887: Thoughtless slurs by editors

From The Cosmopolitan Shorthander (Toronto), November 1887 –

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1887: Demand for young women far exceeds supply

From The Cosmopolitan Shorthander (Toronto), July 1887 –

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Just can’t abide this advertisement

Oh, what the quarantine has done to me.

Original advertisement — with landscape image in portrait mode — from the Fall River Daily Evening News (Fall River, Massachusetts), January 2, 1890 —

Revised (2020) —

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1887: Consumer describes typewriter experience

From The Cosmopolitan Shorthander (Toronto), June 1887 –

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EveRy mann iS hi5 own tyPist

In the early days of the typewriter, the machine was generally the domain of professional typists. That just any person could type was a reality yet to come.

From Shorthand and Typewriter, July 1900 –

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