Friday, May 21, 2004

Gwyneth and Chris Martin have just named their new-born daughter Apple. Let's hope she doesn't follow her father into the music industry, Apple Corps will sue her ass. Mmmm. Perhaps I could get away with naming my next sibling after my favourite computer company. Surely my wife wouldn't see through my suggestion. After all, she did suggest Betsie Muffin the other day. If we produced a boy next Mac would be the first choice. Max could be a good compromise. Hang on. There's buckets full. Lisa (Macintosh XL)... err, I just check MacTracker for other Apple code names... Ivory, Pismo, Mecury, Hooper, Nautilus, Yeager, Escher, Ansel, Bob (W), Cinnamon, Dartanian, Tim, Monet, Jedi (no chance), Asahi, Rosebud, Malibu (well it would match the name of my soon-to-be niece, Talulla), and that's just the PowerBooks. Generally Apple's code names get better the further you go back. Elsie (Macintosh LC), Becks or Paris (Mac II), Mr T? (Mac Plus), Spartacus (20th Anniversary Mac), Carl Sagan (PM 7100), Pheonix (PM5500), Trinity or Rubican (Cube), Mystic (PM G4), Tessera (TFT iMac), Elroy (original iMac), Lindy (Message Pad 110) or Venus (Quicktake 100). The good lady wife must fall for one of these without seeing through my ploy. Surely.

Apple anyone?

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

What if Apple Martin went started a career in computing? Would Steve Jobs sue her?

Anonymous said...

Don't be ridiculous. That would be a load of old Apple Martintosh. Ba-Boom!

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