another -gate

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Aug 8 12:57:47 UTC 2010

Is there something befitting in this Apple executive's name, Mark
*Papermaster*?  (Assuming he was also "in charge of devices hardware
engineering" for the iPad.)


At 8/8/2010 02:39 AM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>  The scandal generating suffix appears to have left the political arena
>a long time ago and is now attached to any tree falling in a forest,
>irrespectively of whether it makes a sound. Here's the latest: antennagate.
>Apple exec leaves in wake of 'antennagate'
>If you've been paying attention, you know that the newly minted iPhone 4
>has had a spate of problems with reception and dropped calls that have
>been linked to an innovative antenna design that backfired. This is the
>first time I've seen it referred to as "antennagate", but, I suspect,
>not the last.
>     VS-)
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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