Re: Terminology: NIC on board ?

Subject: Re: Terminology: NIC on board ?
From: "Deb M" <dm -at- ptrail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 12:50:20 -0500


> And.....if a submarine was used for mass transit, would we get "on" the sub
> instead of "in" the submarine?

Typically, subs use "on" as in serve on a sub, live on a sub (except for the
Beatles, who lived "in" a yellow one). Logic suggests that if you get "on"
instead of "in" a sub, you would not be able to breath once it dives.

Technically, you "come aboard" which entitles you to do either.


Debbie
who has been both in and on subs

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