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CALIFORNIA, U.S.A.: You can pick up your router today with your hand easily, it's half the size of a book, but in 1969 they weighed like 900 pounds and were the size of a telephone booth, they also only had 10% of the power of the lowest-end modems of today and they costed over $60,000.

I quoted the whole thing from that website because is only few sentence


Pretty amazing stuff

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Is costed a word?
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The way he says "modem" is interesting.
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Is costed a word?
I thought the same exact thing. I looked it up and the correct usage is when referring to the past. So in this case costed was used correctly, it just could have been worded better. eg: "in 1969 it would have costed you"
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The way he says "modem" is interesting.
Really? I'd pronounce it the same way. But us Danes mess up English words
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lol. i love liveleak!

for those who dont remember, its the "new" ogrish.com
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Eh, I take it back.
Edited by Mygaffer - 1/10/11 at 2:21pm
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