rom: [email protected] (Tom Thomassen)
A helicopter pilot is flying to Seattle, and hits a pea-soup-thick fog bank. He’s completely disoriented, and flies blindly around until he spies the top few floors of an office building. He pulls up real close to it, and gets the attention of a woman sitting at her desk.
He’s distracted by cats chasing his mouse.
To: [email protected]
Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2000 6:21 AM
(to the tune of “Home on the Range”)
Lyrics by Peggy Ben-Fay Hu
Contrary to what you might have read, these are not actual error messages, but are fun nonetheless.
What if General Motors had to maintain a “help line” for people who didn’t know how to operate their new cars?
A woman called the Canon help desk with a problem with her printer. The tech asked her if she was “running it under Windows.” The woman responded, “No, my desk is next to the door.