What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Fearless Faith

Embossing an ethos of labeling

One of the most intriguing items in our kitchen/household junk drawer (c’mon, you know you have one) implicates an iconic office necessity, the embossing label maker of old. It’s the one that uses stiff plastic tape and sports a rotary alphabet and number wheel atop a hand-held grip. No batteries for this baby. If you wanted to label something, you had to live with the hard work of squeezing a handle before moving on to the next letter or symbol. It was best not to allow interruptions while creating labels, for misspellings were uncorrectable, usually occurring just as one ran out of plastic t...

 

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