I did too: I learned Linotype, Ludlow, handset type, composing sticks,
galleys (with the world's strongest magnets!), quoins, etc.
I also first heard the word "BghuoytrhgfASreffft" in about 1964. It
didn't have anything to do with Eve Angels and Marmots. I heard it when
it came out of my own mouth as I pied a galley of 8-pt Copperplate lc.
And I love smell of ink and solvents, the complicated sounds of a
Linotype casting a line and returning the mats to their magazine, etc.
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