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Cheerful Dragon

That should have been Tippex. smiley - grr I've just turned off Autocorrect.

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Mr. X ---> "You may be a king or a little street-sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the Reaper..."

Don't know why anybody uses it in the first place. smiley - shrug

smiley - pirate

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Cheerful Dragon

I don't intend to, although it isn't usually a problem. It's just that on this occasion my tablet wouldn't accept the word Tippex, no matter what I did.smiley - erm

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Baron Grim

On that podcast Mike Nesmith explains in more detail about how brilliant his mother was in creating Liquid Paper. One of the crutial aspects about it was her realization that at the time, the early 70s, something like 90% of the secretarial and other typographic work was performed by females. So, she designed the bottle and brush to resemble nail polish.

She also considered many more aspects like price point, knowing that with small bottles costing less than a dollar or so, typographic workers could by it without purchase requests.

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