OK, Silent Generation member.
Bet that kid can’t count change. Or write in cursive.
Last time I saw a bowling alley with manual pinsetters was 1971, in a small town in Western Pennsylvania.
That abacus probably formats dates better than Excel.
what a bunch of malarkey
And because it’s on GoComics, Mr Hendrick died 20 years ago and all these strips are repeated.
Wish I were still a whippersnapper – but my whipper snapped a long time ago…
Do I count as a whippersnapper if I bought my computer at Julius Caesar’s garage sale?
Abacus? Nah, I have a pocket calculator that works by putting a stylus in some holes and sliding things. It adds AND subtracts!
For other operations, I can use the eight-foot slide rule in the living room. (True story.)
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To use a word from 100 years ago, with the same meaning now as then, cool.
August 09, 2014