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Computers According to Carol
A is for Anti-Virus: she got it from my Uncle.
B is for Backup: always look in your rear view mirror first.
C is for Caddy: part of computer that holds a coffee cup.
D is for Defrag: a popular dance in the 1920's.
E is for Email: post office talk for express mail.
F is for Folder: before I pack a dress, I fold er.
G is for Game Port: cruise ships dock there to play.
H is for Hard Drive: going from Toronto to Florida by car.
I is for Internet: a basketball has to get inter net to score.
J is for JPEG: similar to a square peg in a round hole.
K is for Keyboard: I hang my keys here so I don't lose them.
L is for Laser Printer: placed on eye during laser surgery.
M is for Memory: deteriorates unless I use it.
N is for Newbie: a recent addition to the hive.
O is for Online: a covered row when playing Bingo.
P is for Program: usually handed out at beginning of a show.
Q is for Quit: don't ever!
R is for Ram: a male sheep.
S is for Software: the best clothes to buy.
T is for Traffic: always heaviest at rush hour.
U is for URL: short for You Are Loved.
V is for Virus: the reason we get vaccinations.
W is for WYSIWYG: a sissy wearing a toupee.
X is for X-Axis: dig for treasure here, but not with an axe.
Y is for Yahoo: often yelled after a win.
Z is for Zipped File: another name for zippered briefcase.
Carol Bremner is a computer loving member of the gray generation. Her websites, http://www.creativehomecomputing.com and http://www.motivatedtolearn.com promote computer literacy in the home for the over 50 crowd.
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