teahan
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The Rural Australian Thesaurus Of Computer Terms

Sun Jan 28, 2001 8:54 am

Hey, I got this from flyertalk.com:

THE RURAL AUSTRALIAN THESAURUS OF COMPUTER TERMS

Log On - Make the barbie hotter
Log Off - Don't add any more wood
Monitor - Keeping an eye on the barbie
Download - Get the firewood off the ute
Hard drive - trip back home without any cold tinnies
Floppy Disc - What you get lifting too much firewood at once
Keyboard - where you hang the ute, and bike keys

Window - What you shut when it's cold
Screen - What you shut in the mozzie season
Byte - What mozzies do
Bit - What mozzies did
Mega Byte - What Townsville mozzies do
Chip - A bar snack
Micro Chip - What's left in the bag after you have eaten the chips
Modem - What you did to the lawns
Dot Matrix - Old Dan Matrix's wife

Laptop - Where the cat sleeps
Software - Plastic knives and forks you get at Big Rooster
Hardware - Real stainless steel knives and forks from K Mart
Mouse - What eats the grain in the shed
Mainframe - What holds the shed up
Web - What spiders make
Web Site - The shed or under the verandah
Cursor - The old bloke down the pub who swears a lot
Search Engine - What you do when the ute won't go
Yahoo - what you say when the ute does go
Upgrade - A steep hill
Server - The person at the pub that brings out the counter lunch
Mail Server - The bloke at the pub that brings out the counterlunch
Internet - Complicated fish net repair method
Netscape - When fish manoeuvres out of reach of net
Online - When you get the laundry hung out
Off Line - When the pegs don't hold the washing up

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Kind Regards,
Jeremiah Teahan

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BH346
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RE: The Rural Australian Thesaurus Of Computer Terms

Sun Jan 28, 2001 9:58 am

Lol!...  Smile
We need a humour forum!

BH346
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RE: The Rural Australian Thesaurus Of Computer Terms

Sun Jan 28, 2001 4:52 pm

How do you reckon there are Australians on this site.
Answer; We are really Americans posting with Australian names because we like Australia.

It is pretty funny though.
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RE: The Rural Australian Thesaurus Of Computer Terms

Sun Jan 28, 2001 5:11 pm

ha ha lol Smile.

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RE: The Rural Australian Thesaurus Of Computer Terms

Sun Jan 28, 2001 5:26 pm

Ha Ha Ha,

Teahan,

I was rolling around at this, never seen it before!!

Keep em' coming.

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