Do not call them PCMCIA Cards (was "An interesting eBay find ....)

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Fri Jul 17 01:04:42 CDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Chris Elmquist<chrise at> wrote:
> Are these little solid state things that light up L-E-D's or are they
> LEADs?  You know, like the stuff that's in a shotgun shell?

I solder my LED leads with lead and tin  ;-)

> I once encountered an extremely irrate tech support guy in the hall who
> had just been on the phone for several hours with a customer....
>  Finally, the
> tech support guy said you are typing r-o-o-t right?  And the customer
> says, well, no, "root", r-u-t-e.

Probably because you didn't tell him to log in as "ruht" (short U sound).

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