Surfing for a cute quote to put in an oped, I stumbled across these, from the website of French writer and rockclimber Guillaume Dargaud.
Q: How many tech support people does it take to change a light bulb?
A: We have an exact copy of the light bulb here and it seems to be working fine. Can you tell me what kind of system you have? Okay, just exactly how dark is it? Okay. There could be four or five things wrong. Have you tried the light switch?
“The Internet ? Is that thing still around ?”Â â€” Homer Simpson.
“The computer allows you to make mistakes faster than any other invention, with the possible exception of handguns and tequila.”Â â€” Mitch Ratcliffe.
“The smiley is an attack on writers and readers alike. If it is funny, it doesn’t need a smiley. If is not funny, a smiley won’t help it. The smiley teaches writers that anything they write will pass as humor as long as it is punctuated properly. It teaches readers that they must ignore their better judgment, and look only at punctuation to determine intent.”Â â€” Jim Showalter.