Ironing Newspapers

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Is this still a thing in the UK? Can’t recall where I first read about it. Supposedly the purpose is twofold: to remove the wrinkles and to dry the ink.

The Ginger Bakersfield Sound (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 26 February 2024 23:06 (two months ago) link

They do it in Downton Abbey iirc

underminer of twenty years of excellent contribution to this borad (dan m), Monday, 26 February 2024 23:16 (two months ago) link

They laminate them on The Simpsons. Which makes it hard for Mr. Burns to do the Junior Jumble.

henry s, Monday, 26 February 2024 23:17 (two months ago) link

Right, I saw something about Downtown Abbey.

The Ginger Bakersfield Sound (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 26 February 2024 23:23 (two months ago) link

Mostly so the lord of the manor won't befoul his dainty hands with foul ink in that case, iirc.

Maxmillion D. Boosted (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Monday, 26 February 2024 23:28 (two months ago) link


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