In ancient Israel, it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham
did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And Dot Com was
comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she had been
Amazon Dot Com.
She said unto Abraham, her husband, "Why doth thou travel far from town
town with thy goods when thou can trade without ever leaving thy tent?"
Abraham did look at her as though she were several saddle bags short of
camel load, but simply said, "How, Dear?" And Dot replied, "I will
drums in all the towns and drums in between to send messages saying
have for sale and they will reply telling you which hath the best
the sale can be made on the drums and delivery made by Uriah's Pony
Abraham thought long and decided he would let Dot have her way with the
drums. The drums rang out and were an immediate success. Abraham sold
the goods he had at the top price, without ever moving from his tent.
this success did arouse envy. A man named Maccabia did secret himself
Abraham's drum and was accused of insider trading. And the young man
take to Dot Com's trading as doth the greedy horsefly take to camel
They were called Nomadic Ecclesiastical Rich Dominican Siderites, or
for short. And lo, the land was so feverish with joy at the new riches
the deafening sound of drums, that no one noticed that the real riches
going to the drum maker, one Brother William of Gates, who bought up
drum company in the land. And indeed did insist on making drums that
work only with Brother Gates' drumheads and drumsticks.
Dot did say, "Oh, Abraham, what we have started is being taken over by
others." And as Abraham looked out over the Bay of Ezekiel, or as it
be known "eBay" he said, "we need a name that reflects what we are,"
replied, "Young Ambitious Hebrew Owner Operators." "YAHOO", said
And that is how it all began, It wasn't Al Gore after all.