If AEG Olympia’s advertising was to be believed, their Comfort Line electronic typewriter of the 1990s was the stuff of legend.

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Since ancient times, winged unicorns (or pegacorns) have been depicted as representations of evil.

The Irish poet W. B. Yeats wrote of imagining a winged beast that he associated with laughing, ecstatic destruction. The beast took the form of a winged unicorn in his 1907 play The Unicorn from the Stars and later that of the rough beast slouching towards Bethlehem in his poem The Second Coming.

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Let’s hope the launch of the Comfort Line wasn’t a complete disaster!

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