[rescue] Re: [geeks] IKEA "Jerker" desk instructions?

Andrew Weiss ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Mon Feb 16 16:13:12 CST 2004

On Feb 16, 2004, at 3:49 PM, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On Feb 16, 2004, at 1:03 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> Somewhere, there's bound to be someone really pissed off about "data
>>> centre" being morphed into the current meaning. After all, it's
>>> obviously only intended to refer to rooms of disk farm(s).
>> What chaps my hide is when "large database" became "data warehouse".
>   *CRINGE!*

OR how about big unknown computers... either ones that aren't
understood (the non-Intel variety) or even WORSE... large Intel
boxes... are called mainframes.


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blown up the TV, moved to the country, planted peaches and found Jesus
on their own." -- My mother in an e-mail recently quoting John Denver

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