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From: (Noel Chiappa)
Subject: [TUHS] Re: Does anybody know the etymology of the term "word" as in collection of bits
Date: Thu,  8 Sep 2022 14:01:49 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
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    > On Sep 8, 2022, at 9:51 AM, Jon Steinhart <> wrote:

    > One of those questions for which there is no search engine incantation.

Whatever it is, it's really old. I found it used, not quite in the modern
sense, in "Hi-Speed Computing Devices", by ERA, 1950. It was used, in the
modern sense, in "Planning a Computer System", Buchholz,1962.


             reply	other threads:[~2022-09-08 18:01 UTC|newest]

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2022-09-08 18:01 Noel Chiappa [this message]
2022-09-08 19:22 ` John P. Linderman

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