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humor for lovers of the written word



> INDEPENDENCE HALL, 1776
>
> Mr. Jefferson:  Gentlemen, the summer grows hot, and it is essential
> that we complete this Declaration of Independence.
>
> Mr. Franklin:  Wait a minute, Thomas, I have to reboot here.
>
> Mr. Jefferson:  That's all right, Ben.  We'll go on without you.  Has
> everyone had a chance to look at the draft I posted yesterday?
>
> Mr. Sherman:  Not yet, Thomas, I've been having Notes replication
> problems.
>
> Mr. Adams:  Here, Roger, I brought a hard copy.
>
> Mr. Sherman:  Thanks, saaaaay, nice font.
>
> Mr. Adams:  Do you like it?  I downloaded it off Colonies Online just
> last week.
>
> Mr. Jefferson:  Gentlemen!  There is work to be done.  I fear our
> document will soon leak out.
>
> Mr. Livingston:  Too late, Thomas.  There's already a bootleg
> circulating.
>
> Mr. Franklin:  @#$%<$#@ General Protection Fault!
>
> Mr. Adams:  Ben, you might try upgrading to Windows 75.  It solved that
> problem for me.
>
> Mr. Sherman:  Thomas, the part here about the Acts of Pretended
> Legislation, have you considered using bullets to air out the text?
>
> Mr. Jefferson:  I can fix that easily enough.  Drat! I've spilled candle
> wax on my keyboard again.
>
> Mr. Adams:  You know, Thomas, that wouldn't happen if you'd buy an
> active-matrix screen.
>
> Mr. Franklin:  Hard-disk failure?!?  Aw, criminy!
>
> Mr. Livingston:  Are you sure it's "unalienable rights"?  My spell
> checker recommends "unassailable".
>
> Mr. Jefferson:  Can we stick to the substance of the document, please?
> Shoot, low battery.  Anyone got a spare power cable?
>
> Mr. Sherman:  What have you got, a Toshiba?  No, mine isn't compatible.
>
> Mr. Franklin:  Hello, PCs Philadelphia?  What does it mean when the
> floppy drive buzzes?  OK, I'll hold............
>
> Mr. Livingston:  The "In Congress" part here at the top;  have you
> thought about blowing that up really big and maybe centering it in 72
> point Helvetica?
>
> Mr. Jefferson:  Not a bad idea.  Aw, nuts! Word macro virus!  I can't
> save the file.
>
> Mr. Franklin:  That's all right, Thomas.  We can manage.  Here, borrow
> my quill pen....


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