Help with question about web page access

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Tue Aug 24 04:57:27 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-23 at 22:46, Tony Duell wrote:

> I've just checked the Shorter Oxford Dictionary (this is a 2-volume
> English dictionary, mine is somewhat old). It doesn't contain Computor or
> Weldor at all. A 'Welder' is one who welds, a Computer is a person who
> calculates.

I always thought it came about with the arrival of the comptometer - a
computer being the person who operates the device. I've never come
across computor before, but as Tony says maybe it was different on the
other side of the pond...


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