|The Spice Rack|
By Dorotha Schaefer
The Daily Chronicle reports that an agent named Charles Babbage invented the first programmable calculator (computer) in England in the year 1832. How many of you are amazed at Mr. Babbage?
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How many of you have trouble opening those little packets of mustard, ketchup, and mayonnaise? Manufacturers try so hard to keep our food sanitary they forget we have to get them open before we can eat them.
I watched a lady in a eatery as she struggled with a packet. First she tried to open it with her hand but soon found it was a lost cause. Next she tried her fork but that was useless and resulted in trouble of a sort since the fork punctured her finger which started bleeding.