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Old Mar 8, 2010, 01:10 PM   #6
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I tried searching for some of the oldest references to "computers" in the magazine. I got a hit from the November 1921 issue. However, the term "computer" is used to refer to a job title... as in "Civil Service Examinations will be held for computers..."

It's a person who computes. Why not?
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