operating system, abuse
The sort the speaker is used to. People from the BSDophilic academic community are likely to issue comments like "System V? Why don't you use a *real* operating system?", people from the commercial/industrial Unix sector are known to complain "BSD? Why don't you use a *real* operating system?", and people from IBM object "Unix? Why don't you use a *real* operating system?"
See holy wars, religious issues, proprietary, Get a real computer!.
Windows is the only real operating system they can use, at least for personal computers.