Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 5 / 10   >   >>
Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: I always liked a "singularity" of wild boars.
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 4:53:15 PM
NO RATINGS
@Randa11: I love both "a tedium of bores" and "a spock of logic chips" -- good ones! 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 4:51:56 PM
NO RATINGS
@antedeluvian: If we are onto dubious spoonerisms...

Good one!

Randa11
User Rank
Author
I always liked a "singularity" of wild boars.
Randa11   9/18/2013 2:26:50 PM
NO RATINGS
Then again I suppose you could have a "tedium" of bores.

For the three unlisted letters what about

a forest of umbrellas

a pencil of X-rays (when they all meet at a point).

and, a barber's shop of yaks.

I quickly scanned through Wikipedia's list and spotted a gulp of swallows.

For ICs what about a "Spock" of logic chips?

antedeluvian
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
antedeluvian   9/18/2013 1:13:34 PM
NO RATINGS
max

If we are onto dubious spoonerisms:

Q: What is the difference between a podiatrist and a drummer?

A: The podiatrist bucks up the feet...

 

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:49:39 PM
NO RATINGS
@cshore0: The day ARM does a range of hats/caps/tricorns/bobblehats, I will get you one!

Oooh -- I'd like an aged leather tricorn please :-)

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: How about "a Congress of Idiots"?
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:43:08 PM
NO RATINGS
@Caleb: ...there's also a congress of owls.

I like "a congress of idiots" but I don't think "a congress of owls" is official (although it might be appropriate). There is "a parliment of owls" and "a wisdom of owls" I believe.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: My favorite not-made-up-one
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:37:06 PM
NO RATINGS
@kfield: A murder of crows.

In addition to "a murder," you can also have "a horde of crows," "a parcel of crows," or -- my favorite -- "a storytelling of crows"

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 12:34:57 PM
NO RATINGS
@antedeluvian: I wonder how many people realise that it's a Spoonerism.

Q: Do you know the difference between a blind sharpshooter and a constipated owl?

A: The sharpshooter shoots and shoots, but never hits; the constipated owl hoots and hoots, but never...

chrisshore
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
chrisshore   9/18/2013 11:03:03 AM
NO RATINGS
'Tis only a virtual ARM hat by virtue of carrying a business card with ARM on it. The day ARM does a range of hats/caps/tricorns/bobblehats, I will get you one!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Author
Re: And more
Max The Magnificent   9/18/2013 10:57:26 AM
NO RATINGS
@cshore0: With my ARM hat on...

You have an ARM hat? Where did you get it? I want one! :-)

<<   <   Page 5 / 10   >   >>


Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.
Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...