(If they had computers back then... )
Mr. Jefferson: Gentlemen, the summer grows hot, and it is
essential that we complete this Declaration of Independence.
Mr. Franklin: Wait a minute, Thomas. I have to reboot here.
Mr. Jefferson: That's all right, Ben. We'll go on without you.
Has everyone had a chance to look at the draft I posted
Mr. Sherman: Not yet, Thomas, I've been having Notes
Mr. Adams: Here, Roger, I brought a hard copy.
Mr. Sherman: Thanks... saaaaay, nice font.
Mr. Adams: Do you like it? I downloaded it off Colonies
Online just last week.
Mr. Jefferson: Gentlemen! There is work to be done. I fear
our document will soon leak out.
Mr. Livingston: Too late, Thomas. There's already a bootleg
circulating. I saw it posted on alt.georgeIII.sucks last night.
Mr. Franklin: @#$$%^$# General Protection Fault!
Mr. Adams: Ben, you might try upgrading to Windows 75.
It solved that problem for me.
Mr. Sherman: Thomas, the part here about the Acts of
Pretended Legislation; have you considered using bullets
to air out the text?
Mr. Jefferson: I can fix that easily enough. Drat! I've spilled
candle wax on my keyboard again.
Mr. Adams: You know, Thomas, that wouldn't happen if you'd
buy an active-matrix screen.
Mr. Franklin: Hard-disk failure?!? Aw, criminy!!
Mr. Livingston: Are you sure it's "unalienable rights"? My
spell checker recommends "unassailable".
Mr. Jefferson: Can we stick to the substance of the document,
please? Shoot. Low battery. Anyone got a spare power cable?
Mr. Sherman: What have you got, a Toshiba? No, mine isn't
Mr. Franklin: Hello, PCs Philadelphia? What does it mean
when the floppy drive buzzes? OK, I'll hold.....
Mr. Livingston: The "In Congress" part here at the top; have
you thought about blowing that up really big and maybe
centering it in 72 point Helvetica?
Mr. Jefferson: Not a bad idea. Aw, nuts! Word macro virus!
I can't save the file.
Mr. Franklin: That's all right, Thomas. We can manage. Here,
borrow my quill pen....