If you want to buy a new typewriter, you had better hurry.

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India's Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. was the last company in the world to make the once ubiquitous devices, until it stopped production in 2009. Now, it only has 500 left in stock, according to India's Business Standard.

jergins, Tuesday, 26 April 2011 05:58 (thirteen years ago) link

that makes me quite want one even though typewriters never brought me anything but trouble and swearing and smudged blobs of wite-out.

estela, Friday, 29 April 2011 06:02 (thirteen years ago) link

just yesterday was lolfully reminiscing about you "calling a kitchen implement 'fucko'." i can only imagine (with glee) the stream of invective you would produce while operating one of the world's last 500 typewriters. <3

lxy, Friday, 29 April 2011 20:14 (thirteen years ago) link

nothing is as disgraceful as me trying to operate a sewing machine.

estela, Saturday, 30 April 2011 00:56 (thirteen years ago) link

new #1 on my list of 'things estela must do when she next visits seattle'

lxy, Monday, 2 May 2011 18:28 (thirteen years ago) link

the quick brown fucko

estela, Wednesday, 4 May 2011 00:01 (thirteen years ago) link

jumped over the lazy zing

lxy, Thursday, 5 May 2011 01:23 (thirteen years ago) link

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