LETTER : Mega tingle

HARRY Enfield ``Just Michael and me in the radio car'' (19 February) is over-reaching in his attempts to display mastery of computer technology. The "strange tingle of excitement" he felt after he had babbled excitedly about "a sixty megabyte internal memory" was caused by a small internal voice warning him that he was going to make a fool of himself.

He is also misrepresenting his loss to his insurance company. As certain as is the cycle of seasons, a computer with "comparable RAMage and Megabytage" and presumably processor power is less expensive than it was when he bought it 11 months ago.

Gabriel S. Baum

Weston, Connecticut, USA