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Jester
06-03-2004, 11:34 AM
Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda .. ;)

THE RURAL AUSTRALIA THESAURUS OF COMPUTER TERMINOLOGY

Log On - Make the barbecue hotter
Log Off - The barbecue is too hot
Monitor - Keeping an eye on the barbecue
Download - Get the firewood off the ute
Hard drive - Trip back home without any cold tinnies
Floppy Disc - What you get lifting too much firewood at once
Keyboard - Where you hang the ute and bike keys
Window - What you shut when it's cold
Screen - What you shut in the mosquito season
Byte - What mosquitoes do
Bit - What mosquitoes did
Mega Byte - What Townsville mosquitoes do
Chip - A bar snack
Micro Chip - What's left in the bag after you have eaten the chips

Modem - What you did to the lawns
Dot Matrix - Old Dan Matrix's wife
Laptop - Where the cat sleeps
Software - Plastic knives and forks you get at Big Rooster
Hardware - Real stainless steel knives and forks from K Mart
Mouse - What eats the grain in the shed
Mainframe - What holds the shed up
Web - What spiders make
Web Site - The shed or under the verandah
Cursor - The old bloke who swears a lot
Search Engine - What you do when the ute won't go
Yahoo - What you say when the ute does go
Upgrade - A steep hill
Server - The person at the pub that brings out the counter lunch
Mail Server - The bloke at the pub that brings out the counter lunch

User - The neighbour who keeps borrowing things
Network - When you have to repair your fishing net
Internet - Complicated fish net repair method
Netscape - When fish manoeuvres out of reach of net
Online - When you get the laundry hung out
Off Line - When the pegs don't hold the washing up.

Jen C
06-03-2004, 11:46 AM
:^O :D

Megaman
06-03-2004, 11:56 AM
lol :D

zminos
06-03-2004, 02:02 PM
lol... nice!!

;) :D

stu140103
06-03-2004, 02:37 PM
> lol... nice!!

:^O hehe good one :D :D

beetle
06-03-2004, 02:48 PM
Now this is a goodie Jester.

i was laughing a little too much and thought it read

Modem - what you do to the outlaws....... (meaning relations - inlaws) that just made it a little funnier if it can be..... :p


ive read it more than once and it still brings tears to the eyes laughing that much. :D

do we have any Australians here????

no offence..... :D

beetle

agent
06-03-2004, 07:04 PM
> do we have any Australians here????

Technically yes ;)

I've seen this a few years ago; twas either on a calendar or in an email.