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Jorge Luis Borges
The last typewriter made in the U.K. has left the building
The last typewriter made in the U.K. has left the building

The last typewriter to be made in the U.K. has rolled off the production line -- and straight into London's Science Museum. Brother has been making typewriters in the U.K. since 1985, the BBC reports, producing 5.9 million typewriters at its Wrexham factory. Since the advent of computers, demand has gone down. Way down. The worker who produced the last typewriter had been at the job for two decades -- so long that he had once made one with his eyes closed. The last typewriter will join 200 others in the Science Museum's collection. "This object represents the end of typewriter manufacture in the UK, a technology which has developed over the last 130 years and has been important to so...

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