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Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Remember whenâ €¦ (technology-related poem)

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  • Susana Canelo
    I LOVE it Vicky !!! I ll re-send it to my contacts, sorry, I mean friends A virtual hug Susana ... Yahoo! Cocina Recetas prácticas y comida saludable
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 25, 2009
      I LOVE it Vicky !!!
      I'll re-send it to my contacts, sorry, I mean "friends"

      A virtual hug
      Susana


      --- El mié 25-feb-09, Maria Victoria Saumell <vicky.s@...> escribió:

      > De: Maria Victoria Saumell <vicky.s@...>
      > Asunto: [evonline2002_webheads] Remember when… (technology-related poem)
      > Para: evonline2002_webheads@yahoogroups.com
      > Fecha: miércoles, 25 de febrero de 2009, 9:27 pm
      > I'm sure you have read this before... but I re-found it
      > today and felt
      > it was worth sharing!
      >
      > Remember when…
      >
      > A computer was something on TV
      > From a science fiction show.
      > A window was something you hated to clean,
      > And ram was the cousin of a goat.
      > Meg was the name of a girl,
      > And gig was your middle finger upright.
      > Now they all mean different things,
      > And that really meg a bytes!
      >
      >
      > An application was for employment.
      > A program was a TV show.
      > A cursor used profanity.
      > A keyboard was a piano.
      > Memory was something that you lost with age.
      > A CD was a bank account.
      > And if you had a 3 .5” floppy,
      > You hoped nobody found out!
      >
      >
      > Compress was something you did to the garbage,
      > Not something you did to a file.
      > And if you unzipped anything in public,
      > You’d be in jail for a while.
      > Log was adding wood to the fire.
      > Hard drive was a long trip on the road.
      > A mouse pad was where a mouse lived,
      > And a backup happened to your commode.
      >
      >
      > Cut you did with scissors,
      > Paste you did with glue,
      > A web was a spider’s home,
      > A virus was the flu.
      > I guess I’ll stick to my pad and paper
      > And the memory in my head.
      > I hear nobody’s been killed in a computer crash,
      > But when it happens they wished they were dead!
      >
      >
      > But Now
      >
      > Home is where you hang your @
      > The e-mail of the species is deadlier than the mail.
      > A journey of a thousand sites begins with a single clic.
      > You can’t teach a new mouse old clicks.
      > C:/ is the root of old directories.
      > Pentium wise; pen and paper foolish.
      > The modem is the message.
      > Too many clicks spoil the browse.
      >
      >
      > The geek shall inherit the earth.
      > Don’t bite off more than you can view.
      > Fax is stranger than fiction.
      > What boots up must come down.
      > Windows will never cease.
      > In Gates we trust.
      > Virtual reality is its own reward.
      > There’s no place like http://www.home.com
      >
      >
      > And finally
      >
      > Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day;
      > Teach him to use the Net and he won’t bother you for
      > weeks.
      >
      > Anon
      >
      >
      > Hope you enjoyed it,
      > Vicky Saumell


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