great abandonware for your classic PC
IanK at vulcan.com
Wed Mar 17 13:17:04 CDT 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-
> bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Zane H. Healy
> Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 11:02 AM
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> 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
> >> (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.
...and then there's the new usage: Politically Correct. Now THAT's evil. -- Ian
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