pdp11/05 key?

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 04:32:31 CDT 2020

On Sat, 11 Apr 2020 at 04:05, Chris Elmquist via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> CDC had a memory manufacturing facility in SE Asia, staffed with mostly young Asian women.
> An older colleague at ETA helped set it up (he just passed away; RIP Carl).
> He called it the Hong Kong Core House.

There's a few mentioned of this here and there around the web, e.g.


& in


What I don't get is why pleasingly-assonant phrase causes the great
amusement it seems to. I think it's a reference to something else I
don't know. Can anyone give me a pointer?

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