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September 1, 2010

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srikanth @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1283385561 ) Play

What is connection?

Cracked by everyone.

Answer:

One of Apple’s 5.25″ floppies was codenamed “Twiggy” since they were so thin, essentially named after a 1960′s fashion model Twiggy Lawson who was famously thin.


26 Responses to “0 calories”

  1. Rogi
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    Twiggy>
    The failed Apple format and the famously skinny supermodel


  2. Dibyo
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    those apple discs were called twiggies, after the model twiggy in pic 2


  3. jowens
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    Code name of Apple’s 871 disks was “Twiggy”.


  4. byslexia

    Apple’s Fileware diskettes were also called Twiggy disks.


  5. shrik
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    A 5.25″ disk used by Apple in the original Lisa computer, officially termed ‘FileWare’, but it is much more commonly known as ‘Twiggy’, after the waif-thin model.


  6. Manish Achuth
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    Fileware floopy disk drives and diskettes were designed by Apple. They were called Twiggy as they were very thin, much like the woman in the pic – Twiggy Lawson.


  7. Ananth
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    Apple’s Twiggy Disks


  8. Twiggy Disks


  9. lanu
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    “Twiggy” is the connect. pic 1 (slim “Twiggy” floppy disk drives of Apple “Lisa”) and pic 2 (1960’s model twiggy )


  10. Qbrain
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    The connection is “twiggy” :)

    top pic — Fileware Diskeete from Apple called “Twiggy” drives
    bottom pic – Twiggy “lesley Hornby” english model actress, of 1960’s who was famously thin.

    Twiggy, drives like the model, “twiggy” were thin..


  11. Twiggy – Apple FileWare(floppy disk drives and diskettes ) named after a 1960’s fashion model (Twiggy – Twiggy Lawson ) who was famously thin.


  12. Rahulk
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    (1) Macintosh’s Floppy disk also known as Twiggy Disk Drive

    (2) Twiggy Lawson

    (1) is supposedly nicknamed after (2) apparently because of its “slim” features


  13. udupendra
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    The Twiggy disk by Apple, referencing the supermodel of the same name and size.


  14. Twiggy.


  15. Vinay Nair Karath

    Twiggy Disk drives that debuted on Lisa.


  16. Sumanth Patlolla
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    FileWare floppy disk drives and diskettes were designed by Apple Computer but were most commonly known by their code name, Twiggy, after a 1960’s fashion model(Twiggy)who was famously thin.


  17. krudebox
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    Twiggy, the floppy disk and the model


  18. nishansolo

    The Apple Lisa Floppy Disk Drives had an internal code-name ‘Twiggy’, named in honour of English model Lesley Hornby a.k.a Twiggy.


  19. username
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    commonly known by their code name, Twiggy, after a 1960’s fashion model (Twiggy) who was famously thin.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_FileWare


  20. Logik
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    That’s twiggy.
    The disk and the model.


  21. Bharath
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    Twiggy

    FileWare floppy disk drives and diskettes were designed by Apple Computer as a higher-performance alternative to the Disk II and Disk III floppy systems used on the Apple II and Apple /// personal computers. The drives were also referred to as Apple 871 drives in service documentation,[1] based on their approximate formatted storage capacity in kilobytes, but were most commonly known by their code name, Twiggy, after the 1960’s fashion model Twiggy.


  22. Apple.

    Apple developed a disk format codenamed Twiggy


  23. The Apple 871(1) drives were most commonly known by their code name, Twiggy, after a 1960’s fashion model, Twiggy(2) who was famously thin.


  24. dheeraj

    Apple FileWare 5.25-inch double-sided floppy disk drives,internal code name as twiggy(image 2)


  25. varuns88
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    Apple FileWare was codenamed Twiggy after the model in 2.


  26. connect–‘twiggy’
    pic 1–apple’s twiggy disk
    pic 2–twiggy,the british fashion model


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