I still like the idea of the talking machine. Although, in my case, it might begin using four letter words.
Have you seen some of the newest advanced machines?? They cost as much as a new car or a small house! (Yes, I was afraid to touch them at the store)"Janie what the H*** are you doing?!"
"No, don't do THAT, you'll ruin the D*** thing!"
"C***, Will you NEVER figure out how to do that?"
It would be interesting to know if he had.Hmmm. My friend, best man at my wedding, me at his, took up sewing machine repair when he retired from software engineering in 2013. He works on anything from WAY old (we had a child's Singer from the 30's that was, I think, DW's father's) and merely old (DW's from the early 70's) to the new electronic ones. I wonder if he's run into any that talk yet.