Date: Tue, 16 Jan 1996 11:32:17 -0600 From: "Kathleen M. O'Neill" Subject: Re: Bank machines Oops. Meant to send this to the list. >> The term "cash station" is commonly used in Chicago. I think it is used >>both as a trade mark, like Cirrus (?), and a generic term for any ATM >>machine. Never paid much attention to it, but your question helped me think >>of this. >>Sali. > >Yeah, I use "cash station" or "ATM" pretty much equally. > >But the bane of my financial existence is the MAC machine. >My New Jersey boyfriend refers to all bank machines as "MACs." >Which is fine, except that MACs don't seem to like me, >or my bank card. I guess it's nothing personal, but about >half of the time they just won't accept my cash card, >even when they have the little Cirrus or Cash Station symbol. >Worst of all, my average drops to zero percent when I'm in >Ohio. Strange, huh? I could get cash out of an ATM in >Germany, and I can't get it out in Ohio. God bless America. ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; ;Kathleen M. O'Neill ... Language Laboratory Technician I ; ;koneil1[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ... u55354[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ; ;:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::; ;University of Illinois at Chicago ... Language Laboratory ; ;703 South Morgan Street (M/C 042) ... Grant Hall, Room 311 ; ;Chicago, IL 60607-7025 ; ;312.996.8838 or 8836 ... 312.996.5501 FAX ; ;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;