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The Names of the Tools of the Trade

19.5.2006 by Chris N

As usual the web is lit up like an indignant christmas tree with discussions about the latest developments in what is usually (and somewhat laughably) called the console war. The big news is Nintendo's unhinged decision to call their new great gaming hope The Nintendo Wii. The Wii! Pronounced 'wee'! Oh, the hilarity! This made me think about names. We routinely talk a load of old rubbish in IT, forced to do so by the strange names of the programs we use. Let's have a look at some of the big names: Internet Explorer - good, solid, boring name. Does…