[TUHS] Fred Grampp

M Douglas McIlroy m.douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Fri Mar 12 02:13:07 AEST 2021

Ah, yes. Fred would pick things up at the Keebler Baking factory outlet on
his way to work.
We called it the "used cookie store".

On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 10:31 AM Andrew Hume <andrew at humeweb.com> wrote:

> fred was certainly a character.
> perhaps ken or rob might confirm this, but i recall at least one of the
> canoe trips demonstrated
> the effects of dropping flour sacks onto canoes from a small airplane. (i
> was not present on any
> of these trips, but heard this from grampp.)
> he was also responsible for occasionally buying bulk bags of barely
> digestible cheese crackers
> (we called them cheese awfuls) and leaving them in the Unix Room to be
> eaten.
> > On Mar 11, 2021, at 7:06 AM, M Douglas McIlroy <
> m.douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> >
> > In all that's been written about the Research Unix players,
> > Fred Grampp has gotten far less coverage than he deserves.
> > I hope to rectify that with this post, most of which was
> > written soon after his death.
> >
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