While Modern Technology Has Given People Powerful New Communication Tools, It Apparently Can Do Nothing To Alter The Fact That Many People Have Nothing Useful To Say.
While modern technology has given people powerful new
communication tools, it apparently can do nothing to alter the fact
that many people have nothing useful to say.
-- Lee Gomes, San Jose Mercury News
A company in California has started to market "camouflage toilet paper" for use in the woods and plans to run testimonials from hunters who claim they have been shot at while using ordinary toilet paper (by hunters who mistook them for white-tailed deer).
-- from 'News of the Weird" in the San Jose Mercury New...
Many people write memos to tell you they have nothing to say.
People who Bowl Vote. Bowlers are not the cultural elite.
-- Vice President Dan Quayle while at a Las Vegas bowling alley....
If you have nothing worth while to say, don't open your mouth, and people won't see the sawdust.
Larry Michels, CEO of the Santa Cruz Operation, has resigned amid charges of routine sexual harrassment of female employees (San Jose Mercury New
12/22/92), causing us to take a new look at some of the standard commands distributed with SCO UNIX...
Television enables people with nothing to do to watch people who can do nothing.
People who say nothing is impossible don't have teenagers.
Whenever somebody gives you a spec for some new technology, if you can't understand the spec, don't worry too much.
Nobody else is going to understand it, either, and it's probably not going to be important....