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"I have an abacus at home." - Conan O'Brien

"I have an abacus at home." - Conan Obrien

"I didnt have a computer until I was 19 - but I did have an abacus." - Jan Koum

"We dwell amid pinheaded weasels who know only timid, the generic and the abacus." - Danny Baker

"Sociologists are those academic accountants who think that truth can be shaken from an abacus." - Peter S. Prescott

"I didn't have a computer until I was 19 - but I did have an abacus." - Jan Koum

"...dark furrow lines grid the snow, punctuated by orange abacus beads of pumpkins - now the crows own the field..." - John M. Geddes

"...dark furrow lines grid the snow, punctuated by orange abacus beads of pumpkins - now the crows own the field..." - John J. Geddes

"Here is the door of my mom's house, well-remembered childhood portal. Here is the yard, and a set of wires that runs from the house to a wooden pole, and some fat birds sitting together on the wires, five of them lined up like beads on an abacus." - Dan Chaon

"Paradine blinked. The abacus, unfolded, was more than a foot square, composed of thing, rigid wires that interlocked here and there. On the wires colored beads were strung. They could be slid back and forth, and from one support to another, even at the points of juncture." - Lewis Padgett

"Her mind has been conditioned unusually. It may be that she breaks down what she sees into simple, obvious patterns and realizes a significance to those patterns that we can't understand. Like the abacus. She saw a pattern in that, though to us it was completely random." - Lewis Padgett

"The force that makes the winter grow Its feathered hexagons of snow, and drives the bee to match at home Their calculated honeycomb, Is abacus and rose combined. An icy sweetness fills my mind, A sense that under thing and wing Lies, taut yet living, coiled, the spring." - Jacob Bronowski

"The force that makes the winter grow Its feathered hexagons of snow , and drives the bee to match at home Their calculated honeycomb, Is abacus and rose combined. An icy sweetness fills my mind , A sense that under thing and wing Lies, taut yet living , coiled, the spring ." - Jacob Bronowski

"If you look through the history of wearables, I was named the father of wearable computing, or the world's first cyborg. But the definition of wearable computing can be kind of fuzzy itself. Thousands of years ago, in China, people would wear an abacus around their neck - that, in one sense, was a wearable computer." - Steve Mann

"Naturally Shirley had known, as they slid stock words and phrases back and forth between them like beads on an abacus, that Howard must be as brimful of ecstasy as she was; but to express these feelings out loud, when the news of death was still fresh in the air, would have been tantamount to dancing naked and shrieking obscenities, and Howard and Shirley were clothed, always, in an invisible layer of decorum that they never laid aside." - J K Rowling



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