Re: Almost over 45 club

Subject: Re: Almost over 45 club
From: Marilynne Smith <mrsmith -at- CTS -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 1996 12:44:30 -0700

I agree with John. I am well over 45 and I know my computer better than
most. I think this idea of people over 45 not knowing computers is a
popular folk tale, not the truth. Even my 83 year old mother does e-mail!


At 11:58 AM 10/18/96 -0700, Sullivan, John wrote:
>Elna Tymes wrote:

>>I, too, know of a number of people who are not using email - and in
>fact, are
>>reluctant to use a computer for much of anything. However, I suspect
>>that most of these folks are 45 or older, and in most cases don't have
>>long life expectancies in the business world.

>Arghhh! I'll be turning 45 this December -- I didn't realize I'd be
>facing death so soon!

>What the heck kind of comment is that? Most of the computer-savvy people
>I know are over 45 (heaven forbid!). Since when does age have anything to
>do with ability and knowledge?

>I suspect that Elna might start singing a different tune when *she*
>approaches the dreaded age of 45!

>John Sullivan
>Documentation Manager
>Concentric Data Systems
>Westborough MA
>jsulliva -at- westboro -dot- walldata -dot- com

Marilynne Smith
mrsmith -at- cts -dot- com

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