Taking a job as a typist at a factory, Laura soon finds an unlikely benefactor in her employer.
“When I started working at university, all people were thinking that I am a typist,” she says.
When I could write longhand, I did that sometimes and then paid a typist.
Her education made it likely that she would be a typist more efficient than the average, and her story made her claims appealing.
I asked if she was a shop assistant, and with a toss of her head she told me she was a typist.
I got a post as typist in a city office and I drifted to Shamrock House.
The young man got up at once and left the room, followed by the typist.
"Put up yer camery, typist" says Flannagan, getting hold of his diplomacy.
"You need be a typist no longer unless you choose," he said.
When you gave them to the typist—do you know what happened to those notes?