[Fwd: Re: [TAG] Linux for Dummies]
ben at linuxgazette.net
Sun Nov 21 18:18:00 MSK 2004
On Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 04:29:05PM -0500, Brian Bilbrey wrote:
> Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > ...and remember, every time you're imprecise in your communication,
> > somewhere a homeless kitten gets run over by a Mack truck. And it'll all
> > be your fault.
> That's not _nearly_ as guilt inducing as running over the kitten *with*
> a home
I don't know that running them over with a home would be more painful
than doing it with a Mack truck, but you're welcome to be creative and
report the results.
> , given not ten minutes ago to the five year old girl standing by
> the side of the road, spattered, red, and crying as she fumbles with her
I *like* it! I'm sure you'll soon be getting an email from Upstairs,
thanking you for the idea; the new variation will be implemented ASAP,
and beta testers are urged to apply to the appropriate agency.
> Now, that is guilt . Personally, I blame my state of mind on the
> whole gang of Monty Python with special mention going to Cleese and Chapman:
> Mrs. Conclusion (Chapman): Hullo, Mrs. Premise.
> Mrs. Premise (Cleese): Hullo, Mrs. Conclusion.
> Conclusion: Busy Day?
> Premise: Busy? I just spent four hours burying the cat.
> Conclusion: *Four hours* to bury a cat?
> Premise: Yes - it wouldn't keep still.
[snort] Must have been the one from Schroedinger's box again. I coulda
>  Fortunately, I have an electric monk to pray for my soul.
Oooh, is that the bobble-head kind? I always wanted one of those; they
work really well on a boat.
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