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So my father sent me this really funny e-mail, but I could’nt share it because it didn’t have a link to a website. Here I am giving it a link, it’s hilarious, I’m sure we all felt like this at the very beginning, I know I did.

Who’s On First” updated for the computer age
You have to be old eough to remember Abbott and Costello, and too old to REALLY understand computers, to fully appreciate this. For those of us who sometimes get flustered by our computers, please read on…

If Bud  Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today, their  infamous sketch, ‘Who’s on First?’ might have  turned out something like this:


ABBOTT:  Super  Duper computer store. Can I help  you?

COSTELLO:  Thanks I’m  setting up an office in my den and I’m thinking  about buying a computer.


COSTELLO:  No, the  name’s Lou.

ABBOTT:  Your  computer?

COSTELLO: I don’t own a computer. I want to buy one.


COSTELLO:  I told you, my name’s Lou.

ABBOTT:  What about Windows?

COSTELLO:  Why? Will  it get stuffy in here?

ABBOTT:  Do you want a computer with Windows?

COSTELLO:  I don’t know. What will I see when I look at the windows?

ABBOTT:  Wallpaper.

COSTELLO:  Never mind the windows. I need a computer and  software.

ABBOTT:  Software for Windows?

COSTELLO:  No. On the computer! I need something I can use to write  proposals, track expenses and run my business. What do you  have?

ABBOTT:  Office.

COSTELLO:  Yeah, for my office. Can you recommend anything?

ABBOTT:  I just did.

COSTELLO:  You just did what?

ABBOTT:  Recommend something.

COSTELLO:  You recommended something?


COSTELLO:  For my office?


COSTELLO:  OK, what did you recommend for my office?

ABBOTT:  Office.

COSTELLO:  Yes, for my office!

ABBOTT:  I recommend Office with Windows.

COSTELLO:  I already have an office with windows! OK, let’s just say I’m sitting  
At my computer and I want to type a proposal. What do I need?

ABBOTT:  Word.

COSTELLO:  What  word?

ABBOTT:  Word in Office.

COSTELLO:  The only word in office is office.

ABBOTT:  The Word in Office for Windows.

COSTELLO:  Which word in office for windows?

ABBOTT:  The Word you get when you click the blue ‘W’.

COSTELLO:  I’m going to click your blue ‘W’ if you don’t start with some straight answers.
What about financial bookkeeping? You have anything I can track my money with?

ABBOTT:  Money.

COSTELLO:  That’s right. What do you have?

ABBOTT:  Money.

COSTELLO:  I need money to track my money?

ABBOTT:  It comes bundled with your computer.

COSTELLO:  What’s bundled with my computer?

ABBOTT:  Money.

COSTELLO:  Money comes with my computer?

ABBOTT:  Yes. No extra charge.

COSTELLO:  I get a bundle of money with my computer? How much?

ABBOTT:  One copy.

COSTELLO:  Isn’t it illegal to copy money?

ABBOTT:  Microsoft gave us a license to copy Money.

COSTELLO:  They can give you a license to copy money?


(A few days later)

ABBOTT:  Super Duper computer store. Can I help  you?

COSTELLO:  How do I turn my computer off?

ABBOTT:  Click on  ‘START’…