Coleco Adam name?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 18:22:15 CST 2009


Evan Koblentz wrote:
>
>> Anyone know the background / meaning of Coleco's "Adam" name?
>>
> Amazing. It took only three replies for my thread to get horribly
> off-topic vs. what I intended.
>
> Adam vs. ADAM -- that's what I am trying to find out! I am a stickler
> for correct grammar when I'm writing a formal document. In this case I
> have a reason to mentioning the computer in the book I'm writing. I know
> I've seen it in all capitals, but I suspect that's either clueless
> fandom or a Coleco marketing ploy. If I can find out whether the letters
> were an acronym, then I'll know whether to capitalize them. Even if the
> name was trademarked in call caps but didn't stand for anything, then
> fuck 'em, I'm going with "Adam" .... it's not my job to help anyone with
> their marketing.

How is it written on the machine's nameplate?  AFAIC, that's the correct 
way it should be written.

Peace...  Sridhar



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