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  • Brian Schenkenberger, VAXman-
    ... http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longhair Definition #2. ... That s not counterculture, that s a cult! :) -- VAXman- A Bored Certified VMS Kernel
    Message 1 of 16 , Feb 9, 2013
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      Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...> writes:

      > If by "counterculture" you mean "long hair", that's been the norm in
      >the high-tech world since pretty much day one. Even the scientists on
      >the Manhattan Project were called "longhairs", because, well, many of
      >them were. It's the culture...SHORThairs are the "counterculture" here.

      http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longhair

      Definition #2.



      > (well, and IBM..)

      That's not counterculture, that's a cult! :)

      --
      VAXman- A Bored Certified VMS Kernel Mode Hacker VAXman(at)TMESIS(dot)ORG

      Well I speak to machines with the voice of humanity.
    • Dave McGuire
      ... Yup. :-) ... Ohhh yes. -Dave -- Dave McGuire, AK4HZ New Kensington, PA
      Message 2 of 16 , Feb 9, 2013
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        On 02/09/2013 08:55 AM, Brian Schenkenberger, VAXman- wrote:
        > Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...> writes:
        >
        >> If by "counterculture" you mean "long hair", that's been the norm in
        >> the high-tech world since pretty much day one. Even the scientists on
        >> the Manhattan Project were called "longhairs", because, well, many of
        >> them were. It's the culture...SHORThairs are the "counterculture" here.
        >
        > http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/longhair
        >
        > Definition #2.

        Yup. :-)

        >> (well, and IBM..)
        >
        > That's not counterculture, that's a cult! :)

        Ohhh yes.

        -Dave

        --
        Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
        New Kensington, PA
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