Macintrash

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Macintrash

/mak'in-trash`/ n. The Apple Macintosh, as described by a hacker who doesn't appreciate being kept away from the _real computer_ by the interface. The term maggotbox has been reported in regular use in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Compare Macintoy. See also beige toaster, WIMP environment, point-and-drool interface, drool-proof paper, user-friendly.
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/mak'in-trash"/ The Apple Macintosh, as described by a hacker who doesn"t appreciate being kept away from the *real computer* by the interface. The term maggotbox has been reported in regular use in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Compare Macintoy.
See also beige toaster, WIMP environment, point-and-drool interface, drool-proof paper, user-friendly.
(1995-05-02)

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