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Tag Archives: slide rule

RALLY HEROICS

ON-BOARD TRIP computers have taken the fun out of cars. And maybe saved a few relationships. I’m thinking of the competitive motorsport activity of time-speed-distance rallying, still practiced here and … Continue reading

September 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

WHAT’S A SLIDE RULE, GRANDPA?

THERE ARE blessedly few of us these days who remember the slide rule, and fewer still who understand its workings. So why not join this hardy band and learn some … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 2 Comments