Gimcrack was Adrian: I'm tripping

Joe R. rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Thu Aug 25 17:53:50 CDT 2005


At 10:27 PM 8/25/05 +0100, you wrote:
>Now there's a question....
>
>> Got a TI Programmer calculator, near-new condition. $20. Portable
>> gimcrack.
>
>I was in a hotel for a week recently doing an HP Proliant course
>(recertification) and their internet 'suite' was on the stage of the hotel
>ballroom in a suite called 'Gimcrack'
>
>what does it mean?

  A showy but useless or worthless object; a gewgaw.  Hmm. Sounds like a
lot of the computer items that I have :-/

  <http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive/2002/09/19.html>

    Joe




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