Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Ye Olde Internet

My daughter goes to see a surgeon today to discuss having her gall bladder out. Just another entry in the "It's Always Something" Department.

That means I'll be killing some time in another waiting room. Good thing my SmartPhone has the Internet. Speaking of which, for your link today, have a look at what the gatekeepers of web media say we are reading the most.



Constitution would have an amendment that called for the death penalty for spammers.

We'd be using Windows MCCCVIIIXP.

Secure pages would have a wax seal with the King's ring imprinted in the lower right hand corner.

FROM: continentalcongress @ philadelphia.pa.uk
TO: king.george @ hanoverroyal.gov.uk
SUBJ: Independence
Dear George,
Please see attached document.

Every single one of your Internet friends would forward you that tired e-mail about "You Might Be A Redcoat If...."

George Washington would have stayed away from the Potomac and sent that dollar via PayPal.

Ye Olde Wykypedya.

All PCs are powered by kites with keys.

[selected (with a few minor edits) from Chris White's Top Five on the Internet]


WORDS for YOUR WEEK: "We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true." (Robert Wilensky)


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1 comment:

Patrick said...

.uk -- ha !
Did the attachment contain the DontTreadOnMe virus ?

With all the thunderstorms around here lately, we have been using lightning to power our PCs and other devices. A little spotty though.