Posted in Boilerplate, Bonkers Away



Meet Boilerplate History’s Mechanical Marvel written by Paul Guinan & Anina Bennett.
Boilerplate was designed by Professor Archibald Campion in 1893 as a prototype to help save lives. For more information there are many sites –,, Librarian From

Is this backwards? Yes it is and the reason why it’s a printing boiler plate used for newspaper eons ago. I’m sure you will find some people are still using them to publish their local newspapers.
See Herald

Have a great day! Hope

Clip Art from
Boilerplate word from M-W’s Word of the Day
Definition from Merriam-Webster

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Retired in 2015, lived in Chicago, IL all my life. Love blogging and knitting. I'm sure people think my blogs are - hmm - "bonkers". I've read there are eight (8) type of writers. Closet writer, eternal writer, hestiant writer, innovative writer, inspired writer, literate writer, logical writer, and last but not least savvy writer. Still trying to figure out what I am. I like to use clip art or photos in my blog. Try to relate the clip art and/or photos to what I am writing. Eight (8) writers information found on Thank you for stopping by!

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