Spoons, Classes and Rebeka was Re: [CrackMonkey] [email@example.com:
deirdre at deirdre.net
Thu Feb 17 09:58:19 PST 2000
On Wed, 16 Feb 2000, Ben wrote:
> > There is no class. There is no spoon. Speaking of which, I'm headed
> > off to SF for my non-class.
> Is there any chance you troll newsgroups as Rebeka Thomas, or is that
> your sister or something?
Nope, not a relation, only a pale imitation.
I did learn something fun in class last night (of relevance to this list):
historically, the person in a stock exchange who put the prices up on the
blackboard was called the chalk monkey.
Also, on Tuesday, John Lawson, a market maker died on the floor of the
Pacific Options Exchange. It's the first time in history that someone has
died on the trading floor of the Pacific exchange.
_Deirdre * http://www.linuxcabal.net * http://www.deirdre.net
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