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RE: Telling HAL what to do (now computer lore)
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Brett Dikeman writes:
> This is an old "urban legend" for computers.
I was present at the Windows Show when Microsoft UK was trying to
answer IBM's then revolutionary VoiceType with a package from someone
Someone in the audience called out the "Format C:" thing, and there was
general amusement. The presenter waited until the fuss died down, and
then said: "You must think we're stupid."
Someone from the very back called out: "Well, you _DID_ produce 'Bob',
It took a lot longer to restore order the second time.
Then there's the one about the woman who shouted: "Fuck!" in her
husband's car and the phone dialed his mistress.
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