great abandonware for your classic PC
oltmansg at bellsouth.net
Wed Mar 17 13:14:26 CDT 2010
As with all words, context is important. ;)
From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh at aracnet.com>
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Sent: Wed, March 17, 2010 1:01:56 PM
Subject: Re: great abandonware for your classic PC
On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Fred Cisin wrote:
>>> Wait... what's the definition of a PC again? ;-)
> On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 blstuart at bellsouth.net wrote:
>> Program counter, known in some circles as the IP (instruction pointer)
>> (N.B. editorial opinion: all other uses of those initials are evil)
> What is wrong with "Printed Circuit"?
In the US Navy, it stands for "Postal Clerk".
In the UK it stands for "Police Constable".
Acronyms are evil.
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