1. Welcome to SportsJournalists.com, a friendly forum for discussing all things sports and journalism.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register for a free account to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.
    • Fewer ads.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

Funniest computer term by out-of-touch old fool

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Aug 4, 2008.

?

Which is your favorite line about computers?

  1. George Bush: "The Google"

    14 vote(s)
    16.5%
  2. Ted Stevens: "Series of Tubes"

    26 vote(s)
    30.6%
  3. Bobby Bowden: "You listen to eBay and e-mail and all that junk"

    11 vote(s)
    12.9%
  4. Ted Stevens: "an Internet was sent by my staff"

    30 vote(s)
    35.3%
  5. John McCain: "My staffers show me things on the computer"

    4 vote(s)
    4.7%
  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Cast your vote
     
  2. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Oh, goodness. It's so tough to choose between the Stevens terms.
     
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    The Google, hands down.
     
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Bowden's was pretty good, but Series of Tubes wins
     
  5. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Al Gore: "I invented the Internet."
     
  6. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Series of tubes. By a landslide.

    And, Henry, these are actual quotes.
     
  7. JR

    JR Active Member

    Paraphrasing and changing the meaning is an acceptable rhetorical device.

    And then, hell, stick in quotes. Close enough.
     
  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    So long as he ain't sticking a bunch of "u's" where they don't belong, I guess it's OK.
     
  9. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    Never said it.
     
  10. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    McCain's general computer illiteracy deserves a shout-out.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Oh so now they have the Internet on computers!--Homer Simpson
     
  12. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    The google... That's hilarious. I'm going to use that in everyday conversations.
     
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page