Top 10 (so to speak) Oval Office Sexual Positions

Bill at desk, Monica underneath with knee-pads Bill on red telephone, Kenneth Starr in Grand Jury Bill on couch, Secret Service stacked up outside Bill on floor, Linda with strap-on…microphone Bill at desk, Jerry Springer on TV Bill at desk, Buddy the dog….ooh, let’s not go there Bill at desk … Continue reading

Heroic Failures

THE WORST HOMING PIGEON This historic bird was released in Pembrokeshire in June 1953 and was expected to reach its base that evening. It was returned by post, dead, in a cardboard box eleven years later from Brazil. THE WORST ANIMAL RESCUE During the firemen’s strike of 1978, the British … Continue reading

Elevator Fun (Harmless)

50 Fun Things to Do in an Elevator 1. Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off. 2. Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your kleenex to other passengers. 3. Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering: “Shut up, dammit, all of you … Continue reading

Instructions for DC tourists

Advice for tourists in DC: *Don’t miss the weekly weenie roasts at the Eternal Flame *Find and use the dining car on the Metro *If the cab doesn’t have a meter, you ride for free *Play a game of handball at the unique v-shaped black marble court on the mall … Continue reading

100 Ways to Confuse Your Roommate

Insist that you are a vegetarian and protest anytime your roommate eats meat. Then leave “Slim Jim” wrappers on the floor and lie on the bed holding your stomach everytime your roommate walks in. If he/she asks about the wrappers, say you know nothing about them. Get some hair. Disperse … Continue reading

Abort, Retry, Ignore?

Abort, Retry, Ignore? (To the meter of “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe…) Once upon a midnight dreary, fingers cramped and vision bleary, System manuals piled high and wasted paper on the floor, Longing for the warmth of bedsheets, Still I sat there, doing spreadsheets: Having reached the bottom line, … Continue reading

Steven Wright Quotes and One-Liners

Steven Wright: When I was growing up, my parents had a quick-sandbox. I was an only child… eventually. I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering. I put instant coffee in the microwave and almost went back in time. I used to have a dog. I named him … Continue reading

Haircut

This blond goes in to a salon to get her hair cut. She’s wearing a pair of headphones, and the stylist says that he can’t cut her hair with the headphones on. She replies “No, you have to cut around the headphones, I can’t take them off”. They argue about this for … Continue reading

Real Programmers

Don’t eat quiche. Real programmers don’t even know how to spell Quiche. They like Twinkies, Coke, and palate-scorching Szechwan food. Don’t write application programs. They program right down to the bare metal. Application programs are for dullards who can’t do system programming. Don’t write specs. Users should be grateful for … Continue reading

A Key to Scientific Research Literature

“It has long been known that…” – I haven’t bothered to look up the reference. “While it has not been possible to provide definite answers to these questions…” – The experiment didn’t work out, but I figured I could at least get a publication out of it. “The W-PO system … Continue reading

Bricklayers Accident

I am writing in response to your request for additional information. In block number 3 of the accident reporting form, I put “poor planning” as the cause of my accident. You said that I should explain more fully, and I trust that the following details will be sufficient. I am … Continue reading

You Know You’ve Been On The Computer Too Long When…

When you are counting objects, you go “0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D…”. When you dream in 256 pallettes of 256 colors. When asked about a bus schedule, you wonder if it is 16 or 32 bits. When your wife says “If you don’t turn off that damn machine and come to bed, then I … Continue reading