Well, to complete the circle, my wife just recently took a free class at
our local library on how to use the Internet.
David Lennick wrote:
> I haven't set foot in a library in over 5 years, except to see what's
> on the $1 table!
> Thom Pease wrote:
> What's even more frightening is the cartoon from 3/17
> in which Jeremy said that he was busy doing research
> for a history paper due the next day. His mother muses
> "Ah, research! When I think of the hours I spent at
> the library when I was your age..." Jeremy then says
> "Done!," turns around and asks "Wait...you went to a
> I actually thought the strip's language was a little
> stilted when he asked for the URL. I thought for sure
> he would ask for the name of the article and just
> google it.*
> * Google (v) = "to search for information on the
> Internet, esp. using the Google search engine."
> (Dictionary.reference.com from Webster's New
> Millennium™ Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v
> Thom Pease
> > Lou Judson wrote:
> > Gee, that makes sense to me! I missed the article
> as my online sub
> > the NYTimes somehow lapsed...
> > Lou Judson Â• Intuitive Audio
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> > On Mar 21, 2006, at 5:09 PM, David Lennick wrote:
> > > Not necessarily....anyone see yesterday's "Zits"
> comic strip? The
> > > father is
> > > laughing uproariously and tells the kid, "Jeremy,
> you have to read
> > this
> > > newspaper article." The son replies,
> "Okay...what's the URL?"
> > Or he could even say, Text it to me, only that
> would be "txt2M" in
> > language.
> > ;-)(