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humor for lovers of the written word
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- From: Lynne Olson <Heimre@AOL.COM>
- Date: Sat, 6 Jun 1998 18:29:12 EDT
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> 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
> 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
> 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....