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Remember When...

A computer was something on t.v.
from a science fiction show of note
A window was something you hated to clean
and ram was the cousin of a goat


Meg was the name of my girlfriend
and gig was a job for the nights
now they all mean different things
and that really mega bytes


An application was for employment
A program was a t.v. show
A cursor used profanity
A keyboard was a piano


Memory was something that you lost with age
A CD was a bank account
And if you had a 3 inch floppy
you hoped nobody found out


Compress was something you did to the garbage
Not something you did to a file
And if you unzipped anything in public
you'd be in jail for awhile


Log on was adding wood to the fire
Hard drive was a long trip on the road
A mouse pad was where a mouse lived
And a backup happened in your commode


Cut you did with a pocket knife
Paste you did with glue
A web site was a spider's home
and a virus was the flu


I guess I'll stick to my pad and paper
And the memory in my head
I hear nobody's been killed in a computer crash
But when it happens they wish they were dead!

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