FUN: Bud and Lou (version 2.0)

>> You have to be old enough to remember Abbott and Costello, and not too
>> old
>> to understand computer basics to fully appreciate this. If Bud Abbott and
>> Lou Costello were alive today, their infamous sketch, “Who’s on First?”
>> might have turned out something like this.
>>
>>
>> COSTELLO CALLS TO BUY A COMPUTER FROM ABBOTT
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> ABBOTT: Mac?
>>
>> COSTELLO: No, the name’s Lou.
>>
>> ABBOTT: Your computer?
>>
>> COSTELLO: I don’t own a computer. I want to buy one.
>>
>> ABBOTT: Mac?
>>
>> 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?
>>
>> ABBOTT: Yes.
>>
>> COSTELLO: For my office?
>>
>> ABBOTT: Yes.
>>
>> 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?
>>
>> ABBOTT: Why not? THEY OWN IT!
>>
>> (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”…..
>>
>

 

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