Ctrl+Alt+Del That Varmint
Kirt's Cogitations™ #107

 
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Ctrl+Alt+Del That Varmint

The term reboot comes from the middle age (before computers). Horses who stopped in mid-stride required a boot to the rear to start again. Thus the term to rear-boot, later abbreviated into reboot. Another common explanation is that reboot is an abbreviated reference to the act of pulling oneself up by one's bootstraps. Choose your favorite.

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Topical Smorgasbord, another manifestation of Factoids, are be found on these pages:

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