"Farm" slang terms

Eric Christopherson echristopherson at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 16:50:06 CDT 2015

On Oct 18, 2015 3:08 PM, "Chuck Guzis" <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> On 10/18/2015 12:46 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
>> Later, it began to be used for moderately open land, with collections
>> of other stuff, such as a group of windmills became a "wind farm"
>> (Altamont pass).
> I recall a room full of a hundred or more disk drives being referred to
as a disk farm--but I don't think the usage was standard.
> --Chuck

That's listed in the Jargon File too; and from there I learned of the
phenomenon of walking disks.

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