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I personally thought this was quite funny, a light and unoffensive look at
womanhood.  No offense taken at all.

Signed,
Very independent female structural engineer
aka Maria Falconi

-----Mensaje original-----
De: Debby Hight <dhight(--nospam--at)triadholmes.com>
Para: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Fecha: Viernes 14 de Mayo de 1999 11:57 PM
Asunto: 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.
>P.O. Box 1570
>Mammoth Lakes CA 93546
>760-934-7588
>       -5619 fax
>dhight(--nospam--at)triadholmes.com
>
>