From: Barry Peterson <>
Date: Wed Feb 4 19:08:17 1998

On Tue, 3 Feb 1998 19:20:11 -0500, you said:

>>the eminent slipsticker Andrew Davie wrote:
>"Slipsticker"?!? I thought I was the last one! C'mon -- who else here has
>his old slide rule _and_ still remembers how to use it?

I have my old K&E in the closet; I took a one-hour class in '67,
though I already knew how to use it. One thing I learned using a slide
rule that calculator users seem to not get is a sense of order of
magnitude of the answer.

Barry Peterson
Husband to Diane, Father to Doug,
Grandfather to Zoe and Tegan.
Received on Wed Feb 04 1998 - 19:08:17 GMT

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