Re: Terrobyte

Subject: Re: Terrobyte
From: George Allaman <gallama -at- LOOKOUT -dot- ECTE -dot- USWC -dot- USWEST -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 14:39:10 -0700

On Wed, 3 Jan 1996, Paul Trexler wrote:

> What is a terrobyte?

The terrobyte is an ancient flying lizard. The fossil record indicates
that it became extinct during the paleolithic era. It had a wingspan of
over 12 feet, and the wings were composed primarily of skin stretched
over a bony structure.

A terrabyte, its modern relative, is ten to the twelfth bytes. In the
"Webster's IV" edition of the dictionary, the definition is, "Whoa, hey,
that's a lotta bytes!"

Don't tell Butthead.

Pleasure to be of service.

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