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The 8008 was: Blinky lights WAS: The SR71 Blackbird was designed ENTIRELYwith slide rules 706


Interesting. My mom hung them outside. Other than the occasional birdstrike, they were fine. I would think the "scratchiness" has more to do with the water quality and whatever they were washed with. There's a significant amount of chemistry in laundering Clothes Line well. My mother never owned a dryer until she was about 80 years old.

The dress shirts I usually wear to work I always have dry cleaned. Water ruins them.

The 8008 was: Blinky lights WAS: The SR71 Blackbird was designed ENTIRELYwith slide rules
Yeah, except that Grace Hopper did *not* make the log entry. The entry was made by a maintenance person for the Mark II...

Since my wife died I don't have enough laundry to really justify owning a washer-dryer, so I go to this very nice small business near the OSU campus. They serve coffee, have TV, video games for the kids, etc. and a friendly resident staff. They also have the latest, best commercial laundry equipment and a WiFi hotspot.

The 8008 was: Blinky lights WAS: The SR71 Blackbird was designed ENTIRELYwith slide rules 707
Somebody emailed me a comment that the stuff I'm talking about is tabu on that other newsgroup. I'm going to start stripping it off the list. This...

I keep a sufficient inventory of Clothes Line that I can go about once a month and do several large loads. They have dedicated areas for folding and hanging clothes. It's one of those rare but nice niche small businesses that offer good service and don't rape the customers fiscally.

Interestingly, I seldom see OSU students there. Perhaps they all save up their laundry to take home to their parents. ;-)


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