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A Charm of CPUs & a Deceit of DSPs

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Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:56:22 AM
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@cshore0: I too like "a murmuration of starlings" -- I'd not heard "a blessing of unicorns" before but that is perfect (unless you meet a bunch of the angry and mean kind, in which case you're in trouble [unless you're a virgin, in which case you have other problems]).

I do like a "community of cores" -- and David already mentioned "a wunch of bankers" :-)

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Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:52:49 AM
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@betajet: I like "conundrum" also. Re "sillygism" -- how about "A sillygism of software developers"?

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Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:51:05 AM
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@David: The best one I know is "a wunch of bankers" though it's not electronics-related....

Made me laugh out loud!

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Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:50:05 AM
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@DocDivakar: ...nice use your spare time(?) coming up with these phrases.

Would you believe that people pay me to do this sort of thing? LOL

I love all your suggestions, especially "A gyre of MEMs" (nice play on gyroscope) and "A vorpal of FPGAs"

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Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:47:22 AM
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@kfield: A blight of...

I particularly like "A blight of beancounters" and "A ka-ching of salespeople" :-)


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Re: How about "a Congress of Idiots"?
Caleb Kraft   9/18/2013 8:21:09 AM
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Yep, always loved that one. there's also a congress of owls.

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David Ashton   9/18/2013 7:32:57 AM
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Hi Aubrey.  Most people get it pretty quickly....I've never met Bankers en masse but  I hope I'll get the opportunity to try it on some sometime...

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kfield   9/18/2013 7:32:55 AM
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A murder of crows.

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kfield   9/18/2013 7:32:04 AM
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@Davidashton I know when I've been outdone!!! :-)

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antedeluvian   9/18/2013 6:41:09 AM
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Hi David

The best one I know is "a wunch of bankers"

 

I wonder how many people realise that it's a Spoonerism. Took me a moment or two...

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