O’Reilly’s Head First Design Patterns features cute-girl-in-a-tank-top. Turns out that it’s a stock photo that has already been used on the Vagisil Teen Center web site.
Since we call O’Reilly’s Perl book, “The Camel Book,” I suppose that makes this one, “The Vagisil Chick” book.
Long ago forgot the article link, it was in the last year though - that Gateway and Dell were both advertising machines on their front pages using the exact same stock-art photo. Pretty hysterical stuff - and both changed their pages in short order.
Paul: the articles about the Dell/Gateway lass were in the Inquirer. The first one was
but there were many more sightings after that:
The Inquirer had so much fun with it, they licensed the photo for their own use: