Posted by J Tyler on November 17, 2003
In Reply to: Outside the square? posted by R. Berg on November 15, 2003
: : : : : : What box?
: : : : : Your cubicle.
: : : : Heh. :-)
: : : I am not sure if this was held out to be "The Box" in question or not. Bob?
: : : http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/7/messages/336.html
: : I thought it was 'thinking outside the square'?
: In the U.S., it's "...box."
: I first heard the expression to refer to the internet or to have the computer think outside its box. This saying was later riped by Taco Bell in their slogen "Think outside the bun" to mean there is more to fast food then hamburgers.