Date: Mon Aug 3 11:02:17 2009

Author: Jerry Hester

Subject: Fwd: Windows!

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>If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today, their infamous
>sketch, 'Who's on First?' might have turned out something like this:
>
>
>
>COSTELLO CALLS TO BUY A COMPUTER FROM ABBOTT
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Thanks. I'm setting up an office in my den and I'm
>thinking about buying a computer.
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Mac?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: No, the name's Lou.
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Your computer?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I don't own a computer. I want to buy one.
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Mac?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I told you, my name's Lou.
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: What about Windows?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Why? Will it get stuffy in here?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Do you want a computer with Windows?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I don't know. What will I see when I look at the windows?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Wallpaper.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Never mind the windows. I need a computer and software.
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Software for Windows?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: No. On the computer! I need something I can use to write
>proposals, track expenses and run
>
>my business. What do you have?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Office.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Yeah, for my office. Can you recommend anything?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: I just did..
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: You just did what?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Recommend something.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: You recommended something?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Yes.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: For my office?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Yes.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: OK, what did you recommend for my office?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Office.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Yes, for my office!
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: I recommend Office with Windows.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I already have an office with windows! OK, let's just say
>I'm sitting at my computer and I want to type a proposal. What do I need?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Word.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: What word?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Word in Office.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: The only word in office is office.
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: The Word in Office for Windows..
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Which word in office for windows?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: The Word you get when you click the blue 'W'.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I'm going to click your blue 'w' if you don't start with
>some straight answers. What about
>
>financial bookkeeping? You have anything I can track my money with?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Money.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: That's right. What do you have?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Money.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I need money to track my money?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: It comes bundled with your computer.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: What's bundled with my computer?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Money.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Money comes with my computer?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Yes. No extra charge.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: I get a bundle of money with my computer? How much?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: One copy.
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: Isn't it illegal to copy money?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Microsoft gave us a license to copy Money..
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: They can give you a license to copy money?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Why not? THEY OWN IT!
>
>
>
>(A few days later)
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?
>
>
>
>COSTELLO: How do I turn my computer off?
>
>
>
>ABBOTT: Click on 'START'...............
>
>
>
>


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> *If Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today, their infamous
> sketch, 'Who's on First?' might have turned out something like this:
> **
>
>
> COSTELLO CALLS TO BUY A COMPUTER FROM ABBOTT
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Thanks. I'm setting up an office in my den and I'm thinking
> about buying a computer.
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Mac?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: No, the name's Lou.
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Your computer?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I don't own a computer. I want to buy one.
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Mac?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I told you, my name's Lou.
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: What about Windows?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Why? Will it get stuffy in here?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Do you want a computer with Windows?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I don't know. What will I see when I look at the windows?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Wallpaper.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Never mind the windows. I need a computer and software.
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Software for Windows?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: No. On the computer! I need something I can use to write
> proposals, track expenses and run
>
> my business. What do you have?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Office.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Yeah, for my office. Can you recommend anything?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: I just did..
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: You just did what?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Recommend something.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: You recommended something?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Yes.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: For my office?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Yes.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: OK, what did you recommend for my office?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Office.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Yes, for my office!
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: I recommend Office with Windows.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I already have an office with windows! OK, let's just say
> I'm sitting at my computer and I want to type a proposal. What do I need?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Word.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: What word?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Word in Office.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: The only word in office is office.
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: The Word in Office for Windows..
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Which word in office for windows?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: The Word you get when you click the blue 'W'.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I'm going to click your blue 'w' if you don't start with
> some straight answers. What about
>
> financial bookkeeping? You have anything I can track my money with?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Money.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: That's right. What do you have?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Money.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I need money to track my money?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: It comes bundled with your computer.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: What's bundled with my computer?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Money.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Money comes with my computer?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Yes. No extra charge.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: I get a bundle of money with my computer? How much?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: One copy.
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: Isn't it illegal to copy money?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Microsoft gave us a license to copy Money..
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: They can give you a license to copy money?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Why not? THEY OWN IT!
>
>
>
> (A few days later)
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Super Duper computer store. Can I help you?
>
>
>
> COSTELLO: How do I turn my computer off?
>
>
>
> ABBOTT: Click on 'START'...............
>
>
>
> *


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