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    Default How Books Are Made (Movie from 1947)

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    Curious as to the amount of typo's back in the day.
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    That was amazing . . . if we could just turn back the hands of time the unemployment problem would be gone!!! lol
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    The book knives made me very thankful for OSHA.
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    That video is wrong at so many levels.......
    That was when Printing was an art.


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    Amazing how they just blew right by the proofreading!!

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    Curious as to the amount of typo's back in the day.

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    Awesome, historical. It amaises me how efficient the old methods were, pumping out books that fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by buckeye View Post
    Curious as to the amount of typo's back in the day.
    I don't think it could be any worse than today . . . have you looked at the web lately?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by dabob View Post
    I don't think it could be any worse than today . . . have you looked at the web lately?????
    My thoughts exactly. Kids cnat spowl deez da'z unlez its n text langwidg... and forget about proof reading just hit the send button!

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    Quote Originally Posted by chevalier View Post
    Thanks for sharing! Having been a former printer, typesetter and bindery machine operator, it brought back fond memories.


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