Are you in the market for a new toaster?

If IBM made toasters… They would want one big toaster where people bring bread to be submitted for overnight toasting. IBM would claim a worldwide market for five, maybe six toasters. If Microsoft made toasters… Every time you bought a loaf of bread, you would have to buy a toaster. … Continue reading

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The Usenet Oracle has pondered your question deeply. Your question was: > Oh mighty oracle, who CAN eat just one potato chip, please tell me > this: > > We’ve got a betting pool going on with regards to famous matchups in > history. Who would have won these? > … Continue reading

Oracle Humor – Our Master Plan

A brief explanation for the uninitiated: The Usenet Oracle is all seeing, all powerful, and generally a smartass. The “lowly supplicants” send the Oracle their pitiful requests for knowledge, and he answers. For information about how to ask questions of (or answer questions as) the Usenet Oracle, email oracle@cs.indiana.edu with … Continue reading

Cat Translation Dictionary

=== Initiate Previously Transmitted Communique === The Usenet Oracle has pondered your question deeply. Your question was: > Oracle most wise, > > I have three cats. Two speak normally and say ‘miaow’, > but the third, still a kitten, says ‘miaowmaiow’. > Why is this? And in response, thus … Continue reading

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The Usenet Oracle has pondered your question deeply. Your question was: > Oh most wise and > Righteously indignant > And spectacularly > Cool and marvelously > Laid-back and all-around > Excellent Oracle: > > Why are men who have sex with many women “studs” and looked at > favorably, … Continue reading