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At 08:46 AM 11/19/98 -0500, you wrote:
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>Gary Probst wrote:
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>Here is something that came on our college e-mail that could be made
>into an interesting context clue exercise.  Delete the old meaning and
>has the students come up with the old term.
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>Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 08:25:49 -0500 (EST)
>From: Gary Probst <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: Fwd: Remember the good old days? (fwd)
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>Subject: Fwd: Remember the good old days?
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>Received from a former student:
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>>>>> Remember When ...
>>>>>
>>>>> A computer was something on TV
>>>>> from a science fiction show of note
>>>>> a window was something you hated to clean...
>>>>> And ram was the cousin of a goat....
>>>>>
>>>>> Meg was the name of my girlfriend
>>>>> and gig was a job for the nights
>>>>> now they all mean different things
>>>>> and that really mega bytes
>>>>>
>>>>> An application was for employment
>>>>> a program was a TV show
>>>>> a cursor used profanity
>>>>> a keyboard was a piano
>>>>>
>>>>> Memory was something that you lost with age
>>>>> a cd was a bank account
>>>>> and if you had a 3 1/2" floppy
>>>>> you hoped nobody found out
>>>>>
>>>>> Compress was something you did to the garbage
>>>>> not something you did to a file
>>>>> and if you unzipped anything in public
>>>>> you'd be in jail for a while
>>>>>
>>>>> Log on was adding wood to the fire
>>>>> hard drive was a long trip on the road
>>>>> a mouse pad was where a mouse lived
>>>>> and a backup happened to your commode
>>>>>
>>>>> Cut you did with a pocket knife
>>>>> paste you did with glue
>>>>> a web was a spider's home
>>>>> and a virus was the flu
>>>>>
>>>>> I guess I'll stick to my pad and paper
>>>>> and the memory in my head
>>>>> I hear nobody's been killed in a computer crash
>>>>> but when it happens they wish they were dead
>>>>>
>>>>> (I wish I knew who wrote that charming one! For now, lets
>>>>> just say: Source: anonymous)
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