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Reading Ransome in the War and Young Ladies' Calculators

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Posted by Catherine Joan Lamont on February 20, 2022 at 11:57:48 user clamont.

If I'm the 'young lady' referred to in the first post about calculators, then the older gentlemen must be very ancient and venerable mariners indeed. I'm wondering if any of you would be old enough to have read Ransome during the war and be willing to write an article for Mixed Moss about it. Or remember your parents' stories of reading the books in the War? There is already one older person writing on this topic (from America).
And I'm afraid the only calculator I ever used was the Casio Fx-39 which I must have left on a heater, melting the battery cover, so it only works with the adaptor now. I did use a slide rule in a play once ...

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