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HUMOR: Helps Understand Many Off-hand Remarks

Some of you may be into computer humor. To provide a taste, consider these computer acronyms...especially you old-timers.

IBM: I Blame Microsoft

ISDN: It Still Does Nothing

SCSI: System Can't See It

DOS: Defective Operating System

BASIC: Bill's Attempt to Seize Industry Control

CD-ROM: Consumer Device, Rendered Obsolete in months

OS/2: Obsolete Soon, Too

WWW: World Wide Wait

PENTIUM: Produces Erroneous Numbers Through Incorrect Understanding of Mathematics

COBOL: Completely Obsolete Business Oriented Language

AMIGA: A Merely Insignificant Game Addiction

LISP: Lots of Infuriating & Silly Parentheses

APPLE: Arrogance Produces Profit-Losing Entity

MIPS: Meaningless Indication of Processor Speed

WINDOWS: Will Install Needless Data On Whole System

MICROSOFT: Most Intelligent Customers Realize Our Software Only Fools Teenagers


Note: On some of the acronyms (e.g. PENTIUM), you may need to do some background reading to understand the humor involved.