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Johnny’s Amazing Invention

Gutenberg Press actual
Let’s gather round our usual meeting place – the computer – and give homage to the one who started the whole thing: Johannes Gutenberg and his amazing printing press. If you can read anything in any language – comic books, contracts, cereal box sides, newspapers, textbooks, warrants, street signs, prescriptions, novels, treaties, name tags, regulations, invitations, film credits, legal documents – everything that appears in print, you owe it to Johnny G’s invention. (more…)