'motherboard' etymology

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Mon Feb 29 16:02:18 CST 2016

On 2016-02-28 7:32 PM, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Does anyone know the origins of the term 'motherboard'?
> ...

I was amused to learn that other languages sometimes translate it 
literally. Portuguese uses "placa mãe" - "board mother". (Pt takes lots 
of other technical terms from English and verbs them too.)


> cheers
> Jules

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