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Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:23 am
Don't feel bad about it. I still call it Novocaine -- even though I know
it's not the same drug and novocaine hasn't been used regularly for about 50
"DrTeeth" wrote in message
> On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 09:14:47 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
> "TeraByte Support"
> disturbed my
> reverie and wrote:
>>That's why we've been using KiB for years.
> The trouble is that I imagine most people, as I did, assume that it
> is the same as KB and that some international body has been messing
> with standards. It is useful to know that there IS actually a
> difference in value.
> Happens all the time and is rife in part of my field - many name
> changes and spelling changes. I still call it 'lignocaine' and not the
> modern (USA) name of 'lidocaine'
> We may not be able to prevent the stormy times in
> our lives; but we can always choose to dance
> in the puddles (Jewish proverb).