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Wednesday April 24, 2002
01:31 PM

Wordplay

[ #4433 ]
Wintel is shorthand for the Windows-on-x86. By extension, Lintel shorthand for Linux-on-x86. But lintel also means this (courtesy of http://www.m-w.com):

Main Entry: lin·tel
Date: 14th century

A horizontal architectural member spanning and usually carrying the load above an opening

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