Marko Mäkelä wrote: > Time to get an older PET then, I guess. :-) Are there any other nicknames > for Commodore equipment? In Australia, some people call the C64 toad (for > us non-native speakers: that's a very slow animal in a hard case that won > the running competition against the rabbit in a fairy tale), and Germans > call it "Brotkasten", in English bread box or bread case. The 1541 was > referred to as the toaster at least up here. Isn't a toad that frog-like creature, and the hard cased animal is rather called a turtle? I can't remember any special name for a 1541, but it was and still is a lot of fun to get that squeeking noise by pressing and moving your fingers over the vents on top of the case ;-) Nicolas - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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