Archive: September 1990

Print Shop

  • September 30, 1990
Print Shop

Arthur Sterling Covert 112 Front Street Schenectady, New York 12305 518-374-7658 September 30, 1990 Dear Doktor, Having carried the first stage of this letter to the mail box when I went for the Times, I found the following on my return and after I had effectively finished the puzzle.  Happily I had forgotten to mail the letter. Msg #: 2700 From: BRIAN MURRAY SENT: 09-30-90 08:54 To: ARTHUR COVERT RCVD: 09-30-90 11:38 Re: (R)PRINT SHOP[S] Hi There is only one "Print Shop" that goes by that name.  The problem might be that you are looking for graphics for the new version, this...

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That Crappy Program

  • September 29, 1990
That Crappy Program

Arthur Sterling Covert 112 Front Street Schenectady, New York 12305 518-374-7658 September 29, 1990 Dear Doktor, It is some time since I have been forced to address you so formally.  It was your intransigence in failing to follow my advice that opened this can of worms.  There were a few brief moments when I thought the can of worms might be a pot of gold but this end was not to be.  Your first mistake was buying that crappy program for your son instead of Publish It Light which I recommended.  Your second was in not recognizing that there exists the following [A] Print Shop, [B] Printshop,...

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The Garlic Capital Of The World

  • September 18, 1990
The Garlic Capital Of The World

September 18, 1990 their, Hey, they’re, Udo!-- there, We have returned from our trip to Santa Barbara. As promised in my previous letter, comments of enduring interest on Gilroy, "The Garlic Capital Of The World,” the delay at Highway 101 in Paso Robles, and the house wine at Michael’s restaurant in Santa Barbara (not zinfandel) follow herewith.

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And Stay Tuned

  • September 6, 1990
And Stay Tuned

September 6, 1990 their, Hey, they’re, Udo!-- there, Happy to receive a letter after a month’s silence, which led me to wonder if you had returned to the CCCP as an advisor on their cold fusion program. Your description of life over there would not tempt too many leotoro-chemises to leave the Catskills for a tasty breakfast at the KOCMOC, even if you could bring your own can of Log Cabin Maple Syrup. The IGA manager will be relieved to know that your patronage will continue.

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