Re: nicknames (Re: posting cables)

From: Marko Mäkelä (
Date: 1999-08-18 12:00:26

On Wed, 18 Aug 1999, MagerValp wrote:

> Toasters have always been synonymous with the old Macs around here.

We call the old ones with a tiny integrated monitor "kottaraispönttö" (a
small wooden house for a smallish bird (starling) to build a nest inside).

Nicolas Welte wrote:

> Isn't a toad that frog-like creature, and the hard cased animal is
> rather called a turtle?

Oh yes, somehow I mixed them.

> 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 ;-)

True!  I wonder how many people have invented that independently.  Or was
this "trick" published in some computer magazine?


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