Plain Old Crazy
fernande at internet1.net
Thu Jul 14 22:49:40 CDT 2005
I too found it quite bizarre, but then I think I figured it out......
He's using the term "Apple //" like a person might use the designation
"PC". A Dell, a Compaq, an HP, a whatever, are all PC's. In other
words, he's using "Apple //" as a type or kind, not a brand. Like what
people, at least in the US, do with Kleenex, or Scotch Tape, or Crescent
Tim Shoppa wrote:
> What is most bizarre is his insistence (based on some web page
> he claims he read) that it is a real Apple ][.
> I mean, we all know people whose reality is distorted, but this
> guy seems to be taking it further than most in his insistence that
> he is right on this particular point.
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