The Baked Beans Story

Once upon a time, there lived a man who had a terrible passion for baked beans. He loved them, but they always had an embarrassing and somewhat lively reaction on him. One day he met a girl and fell in love. When it became apparent that they would marry, he thought to himself, she’ll never ...

Newspaper Headlines in the Year 2035

Ozone created by electric cars now killing millions in the seventh largest country in the world, California. White minorities still trying to have English recognized as the California’s third language. Spotted Owl plague threatens northwestern United States crops and livestock. Baby conceived naturally… Scientists stumped. Authentic year 2000 “chad” sells at Sotheby’s for $4.6 million. ...

True story from the Word Perfect Help line

SERVICE: "Ridge Hall computer assistance, may I help you?" CUSTOMER: "Yes, well, I’m having trouble with WordPerfect." SERVICE: "What sort of trouble?" CUSTOMER: "Well, I was just typing along, and all of a sudden the words went away." SERVICE: "Went away?" CUSTOMER: "They disappeared." SERVICE: "Hmm. So what does your screen look like now?" CUSTOMER: ...