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Zero Gravity: The Lighter Side of Science

Computer Adages

  • Home is where you hang your @.
  • The E-mail of the species is more deadly than the mail.
  • A journey of a thousand sites begins with a single click.
  • You can't teach a new mouse old clicks.
  • Great groups from little icons grow.
  • Speak softly and carry a cellular phone.
  • C:\ is the root of all directories.
  • Don't put all your hypes in one home page.
  • Pentium wise; pen and paper foolish.
  • The modem is the message.
  • Too many clicks spoil the browse.
  • The geek shall inherit the earth.
  • A chat has nine lives.
  • Don't byte off more than you can view.
  • Fax is stranger than fiction.
  • What boots up must come down.
  • Windows will never cease.
  • In Gates we trust.
  • Virtual reality is its own reward.
  • Modulation in all things.
  • A user and his leisure time are soon parted.
  • There's no place like http://www.home.com.
  • Know what to expect before you connect.
  • Oh, what a tangled website we weave when first we practice.
  • Speed thrills.

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Editor: Barrett H. Ripin