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    Re: Calculator v. Slide Rule for Ex-Meridian Correction
    From: Alan S
    Date: 2021 Oct 7, 20:49 -0700

    Interesting things about the much disrespected slide rule:

    1. The things have just two moving parts. Were slide rules a by-product of The Kiss Principle, or was the principle derived from observation of slide rules?

    2. Batteries not required.

    3. A 10" slide rule makes a good back scratcher too. 

    Alan

       
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