[LMB] Moldy Oldies OT:

James cessnadriver at gmail.com
Sat May 6 05:33:19 BST 2006


On 5/5/06, J Selin <harimad2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >> Pat wrote:
> >> I read [Rand books] back in the mid-Sixtes, when our personal
> >> computers were about a foot long, made of wood, with log-log
> >> scales etched on.
>
> > Alfred responds:
> > 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 refer-
> > ring to?)
>
> Can't guess when you already know.

Didn't take me too long to realize what it was... and I'm not an
oldie. Heck, I grew  up as PCs became popular.



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