When I was in junior high school we learned to set type (letters
molded in lead, for you young-uns) in shop class.
We used several mnemonics to find the letters in the trays:
Be Careful Driving Elephants Into Small Ford Garages
Vampires Usually Take A Ride
Does anyone know some mnemonics for the remaining letters?
(My high school had a LinoType, which was another beast altogether.)
From: Eirikur Hallgrimsson [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: Patenting Sex-for-Hire was Re: Bush conspiracy
> > --968 WHOROLOGY
> When I see 968, I think "Porsche".
> (with half the horsepower of my car :-)
"In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue...and
half of that is the number of watts in a horsepower." --Old engineering
mnemonic from my father's generation.
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