Sir, it is time for a type-in.
I think the situation here is getting that way...
Did you inform him of the ease of getting ribbons and the joy of WD-40?
Yes, I did. He was off to buy a can after work and was a little excited it was that easy.
It's always good to hear of another typist.
"I would just buy a new typewriter"?? That's hilarious.But this is good news. There are many more typists "out there," I believe, who may be completely unaware of the typosphere.
Sir, you meet the oddest people!