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Debby:

Good for you.

Hermon

----- Original Message -----
From: Debby Hight <dhight(--nospam--at)triadholmes.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 1999 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: The Top Six Reasons Computers are Female


> At 04:21 PM 5/11/99 PDT, you wrote:
> >The Top Six Reasons Computers are Female
> >6. As soon as you have one, a better one is just around the corner.
> >5. No one but the creator understands the internal logic.
> >4. Even your smallest mistakes are immediately committed to memory for
> future reference.
> >3. The native language used to communicate with other computers is
> incomprehensible to everyone else.
> >2. The message "Bad Command or File Name" is about as informative as "If
> you don't know why I'm mad at you, then I'm certainly not going to tell
you".
> >
> >AND THE NUMBER ONE REASON COMPUTERS ARE FEMALE: 1. As soon as you make a
> commitment to one, you find yourself spending half of your paycheck on
> accessories for it!
> >
> >And - on a serious note -
>
> On a serious note, why do we continually have to put up with this kind of
> !?#$.  I don't think of myself as a feminist, just an engineer, but I was
> offended by this.  Maybe Mr. (or Ms.?) Gordin should post his jokes to
> personal friends and not on this site.
>
> Sorry, I just had to respond.
> Debby Hight
> Triad/Holmes Assoc.
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> Mammoth Lakes CA 93546
> 760-934-7588
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> dhight(--nospam--at)triadholmes.com
>