!Re: Nuke Redmond!

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Sat Apr 8 22:14:12 2000

>Though computers have relieved us of the burden of learning proper
>orthography, it's well remembered that the spelling gives indication as to
>the meaning only if it's correct.

What does the study of birds have to do with language? ;) How many sides
does an orthogon have anyway?

The basic problem is that technologists often have no respect for language,
or any other "soft" science. Hence the creation of jargon, which is best
never considered "english", but it still gets used so tough.

Slew is a dandy term, anybody working with operational amplifiers knows it
refers to the rate of change of a signal, the slew rate.
Received on Sat Apr 08 2000 - 22:14:12 BST

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