I hope you haven't already seen this hilarious thinggreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Technology for Y2K Folk... 1. LOG ON: Makin a wood stove hotter. 2. LOG OFF: Don't add no more wood. 3. MONITOR: Keepin an eye on the wood stove. 4. DOWNLOAD: Gettin the farwood off the truk. 5. MEGA HERTZ: When yer not kerful gettin the farwood. 6. FLOPPY DISC: Whatcha git from tryin to carry too much farwood. 7. RAM: That thar thing whut splits the farwood. 8. HARD DRIVE: Gettin home in the winter time. 9. PROMPT: Whut the mail ain't in the winter time. 10. WINDOWS: Whut to shut wen it's cold outside. 11. SCREEN: Whut to shut wen it's blak fly season. 12. BYTE: Whut them dang flys do. 13. CHIP: Cows, goats, sheep....all the same when dried, fuel. 14. MICRO CHIP: cats, dogs, rats... 15. MODEM: Whutcha did to the hay fields. 16. DOT MATRIX: Old Dan Matrix's wife. 17. LAP TOP: Whar the kitty sleeps. 18. KEYBOARD: Whar ya hang the dang keys. 19. SOFTWARE: Them dang plastic forks and knifs. 20. MOUSE: Whut eats the grain in the barn. 21. MAINFRAME: Holds up the barn roof. 22. PORT: Fancy Flatlander wine 23. ENTER: Northerner talk fer "C'mon in y'all" 24. RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY: Wen ya cain't 'member whut ya paid fer the rifle when yore wife asks.
-- a mom (have@little fun.com), February 06, 1999
-- Lois Knorr (email@example.com), February 07, 1999.
Thanks, a mom. ROFL
-- Tricia the Canuck (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 07, 1999.
Good chuckle! Thanks Mom.
-- Watchful (email@example.com), February 07, 1999.
And from Jean's "typing" book: "As a practice exercise, write a letter to a company them for the price of a 20 Meg Hard drive."
Guess that means you have to email Margaret (Dot's sister), and ask her about a long winter's drive home......
-- Robert A. Cook, PE (Kennesaw, GA) (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 07, 1999.