Technical glossary

486
The average IQ needed to understand a PC.

State-of-the-art
Any computer you can't afford.

Obsolete
Any computer you own.

Microsecond
The time it takes for your state-of-the-art computer to become obsolete.

G3
Apple's new Macs that make you say 'Gee, three times faster than the computer I bought for the same price a Microsecond ago.'

Syntax Error
Walking into a computer store and saying, "Hi, I want to buy a computer and money is no object."

Hard Drive
The sales technique employed by computer salesmen, esp. after a Syntax Error.

GUI
What your computer becomes after spilling your coffee on it. (pronounced 'gooey')

Keyboard
The standard way to generate computer errors.

Mouse
An advanced input device to make computer errors easier to generate.

Floppy
The state of your wallet after purchasing a computer.

Portable Compute
r A device invented to force businessmen to work at home, on vacation, and on business trips.

Disk Crash
A typical computer response to any critical deadline.

Power User
Anyone who can format a disk from DOS.

System Update
A quick method of trashing ALL of your software.

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