What are some words/names that sounded stupid when they first appeared but now seem normal

Bobson Dugnutt

2 Likes

Bungee
Hackysack
Widget
Dongle

Tweet

1 Like

Deliveroo

2 Likes

Gazumping
Gabber
Pog

We didn’t start the fire.

1 Like

Every DiS username.

2 Likes

Apparently a lot of people dont immediatly realize what mine says

Science Oven

Hmm, it was the 90s for me as I still had a 5.25" in a PC until about 1992. Not sure how long after that you still saw them in games and the like, though. Nightmare really.

Do recall having a set of 5 TDK ones that were multicoloured. Well cool, mate!

1 Like

Bet you did

2 Likes

Baba Ganoush
Ashby-De-La-Zouch

1 Like

Yeet!

'Nduja. One of the latest “You can get it in all the supermarkets now” ingredients that will seem really old hat in a few years time. Like Delia Smith going into raptures about hummus or pesto.

Having “The Disk Drive” for the BBC Micro was the computer nerd equivalent of having a Ferrari parked on the drive. I seem to remember the massively popular game Elite even had a special disk version that had better spaceships in it or something.

1 Like

I had the disk version on C64 but I think that is correct.