A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
: find a place to ''kip''
[1859+; origin uncertain; perhaps fr Danish kippe, ''hut, mean alehouse,'' whence the early 1800s sense ''brothel'']
/kips/ [by analogy with MIPS] Thousands (*not* 1024s) of instructions per second. Usage: rare. [Jargon File]