Re: word of the day

Subject: Re: word of the day
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2009 16:28:06 -0600

On this I couldn't resist.

You haven't been around much? Just started using computers?

Don't start a flame war about something like this. it's not productive.
And I've seen people who make thier living supporting Windows use this
as self-deprecating humor.

So lighten up, please.

Scott



On 12/3/09 2:43 PM, Ken Poshedly wrote:
> Keven,
>
> Hmmm, by your own dig with misspellings underlined below, I get the idea that you really don't like the Windows operating system.
>
> I assume you get a kick out of the tv commercials where the hip (and smug) 20-something Macintosh rep dishes (disses?) it out to the pc guy, portrayed as frumpy, pompous and hopelessly inept.
>
> In the latest one I saw, the Mac guy even gets the girl.
>
> Is it really that way and we Windows users are nerds with pocket protectors on the Dark Side?
>
> Are there no downsides with Macs and their accompanying op sys, and are all their users are like the guy (and gal) on tv?
>
> I'm not a Windows fanatic, but I just never see Windows users use misspellings and other digs against Macs in business and other serious discussions until someone like me points it out.
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: "McLauchlan, Kevin"<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
> To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com"<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Sent: Thu, December 3, 2009 2:57:35 PM
> Subject: word of the day
>
>
> Say you have a shell or command-line environment. Um, a command-line window in Windoze for example.
>
> (more snipped)
>
> You can either issue another of the special-purpose commands of this lingering utility, or you can say "exit" and find yourself back at (say) the Windoze command-line prompt (DOS prompt).
>
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References:
word of the day: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: word of the day: From: Ken Poshedly

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