Names for things, part 2

Subject: Names for things, part 2
From: Ladonna Weeks <ladonnaweeks -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 16:04:56 -0700 (PDT)

It's my mom again. She had to learn the difference between the screen and the monitor. Apparently something is wrong with her computer. She was moving things around and probably disconnected something. But there was a lighted thing in the bottom right hand corner and I finally got it out of her that the _screen_ was dark but the _monitor_ had a light on. And I had to make it clear to her that the computer was a different piece. Then, to top it off, my schizophrenic brother was trying to help her. He is delusional and thinks he is an expert on all things computer hardware. He was explaining to me that two satellites had collided and that once the download was complete, the computer would be OK. He had my mom convinced that he had the solution to the problem but I told her what he said was (expletive deleted). She is going to have to get somebody local to see what she has disconnected. I guess this is marginally on topic since we were discussing
terminology.



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