Working Daze by John Zakour and Scott Roberts

Working Daze

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  1. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, over 2 years ago

    Something Mordac from the Dilbert strip would do.

  2. x_Tech

    x_Tech GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Mrs Jenson had better watch out. Rita may decide to auction off her Varityper here

  3. Jean

    Jean said, over 2 years ago

    I had a job once as a typesetter and the first computer they gave me was a MAC with a 10 or 12 inch screen, or maybe smaller. I can tell you I have had shoe boxes bigger than that. That was in 1988 and I used that thing for about 2 years before they upgraded and let me have a real grown up computer with a 17 inch screen.

  4. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    The Varityper was an early typesetting machine with changeable fonts. You can find pictures of them on Google Image Search. They look like typewriters with antlers.

  5. Ralph Ziggy

    Ralph Ziggy said, over 2 years ago

    The later varitypers (in the 1960s) had a different look, instead of keyboard imagine a one foot interchangeable transparent disk with letters around the edges. I used to use a competing product by Kroy to do the lettering for engineering drawings.

  6. Pacopuddy

    Pacopuddy said, over 2 years ago

    @Thomas Scott Roberts

    Typewriters . . . with ANTLERS!


    Oh, joy!

  7. Ralph Ziggy

    Ralph Ziggy said, over 2 years ago

    Comptometer is a mechanical calculator with column of keys for each digit. They can even multiply and divide besides add and subtract. I used to play with one from the 30s that my Dad’s cousin had when I was a kid. Hope Mrs. Jenson keeps hers well oiled.

  8. said, over 2 years ago

    I think it would be delicious irony if Dana’s brother hit on Mrs Jenson. LOL

  9. gamecock77

    gamecock77 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Ralph Ziggy

    Thanks Ralph. When I took typing(might’ve called it Business Skills) in Jr High or High School what you describe as “comptometer” is what we called a calculator. Ah the memories.

  10. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I don’t follow. He wouldn’t hit on Mrs. J anyway.

  11. Daeder

    Daeder GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Herbie can have her calculator too, since she prefers a slide rule!

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