[LMB] OT: Moldy Oldies
kikibug13 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 15:33:03 BST 2006
On 4/21/06, Croft, Janet B. <jbcroft at ou.edu> wrote:
> Alfred asks: And it is a sign of the mental rot us old people undergo that
> it took me two reads to realize what you were referring to as a PC, made of
> wood, with log hash marks on them! (Oldie Test: Can anyone else on the list
> guess what sort of PC she's referring to?)
> Seeing as how my husband collects them and has a four-foot teaching
> specimen on the wall, yes...but I'm also old enough to have used one. Though
> mine was plastic and round.
Am silent on the topic (as a spring bunny). I just thought that you may find
it funny (as I did) that while this discussion is going on here, one of my
colleagues noted (derisively) that somebody, trying to boast what a hacker
he was, claimed the great achievement of ... connecting to the Internet all
the way back in ... 1997!
You have two hands. One to help yourself and one to help others.
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