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- v. make copies on a Roneograph
- n. a rotary duplicator that uses a stencil through which ink is pressed (trade mark Roneo)
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We took our collection of songs old and new, some in books and magazines, and some hand written, to a dozen or so union offices in Sydney to get them retyped onto roneo or gestetner stencils.
Luckily I had a small typewriter and roneo machine in the ceiling space with me.
On t'other hand, he does make the point that 1970s-style HQs dependent on reproducing staffwork using typewriters and roneo 'skins' were under more pressure to be very brief.