16 v. 32 bit

Mike Farren farren at well.UUCP
Thu Jan 9 06:21:40 AEST 1986

In article <217 at ism780c.UUCP>, tim at ism780c.UUCP (Tim Smith) writes:
> ( by the way, 10 bits is called a decle, and 5 bits is a nickle )
> ( GI also has one with a 13 bit instruction bus.  That's progress.
>   I don't know what one calls 13 bits )

    Yet another opportunity for net innovation!  If the abnormal fear
of the number thirteen is "triskadecaphobia", then a 13-bit instruction
must be a triscuit!  (Yeah, I know this is a cheesy joke...)

           Mike Farren
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