• Subject: Re: Hacking thru the Jargon Jungle
  • From: "Ilena E. Ayala" <Ilena@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 01:48:11 -0500

>CPU. Central propulsion unit. The CPU is the computer's engine. It
consists
>of a hard drive, an interface card and a tiny spinning wheel that's
powered
>by a running rodent - a gerbil if the machine is a 286, a ferret if it's a
>386 and a ferret on speed if it's a 486.

*Ilena's ferrets climb on the table and type at the keyboard...*
"Hey, we're not rodents!  We're carnivores!"

*Ilena relocates the ferrets to the floor, where they attempt to steal the
socks off her feet.*

Actually, a normal ferret can power a Pentium system. A ferret on Jolt can
power an S10.

-Ilena Ayala (& the two energizer ferrets)
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