Saturday, December 15, 2007

The Computer Dictionary from South Africa

A South African friend of mine sent me this....Its hilarious...of course one has to understand the South African mentality

Monitor
Keeping an eye on the braai

Download
Get the firewood off the bakkie

Hard drive
Trip back home without any cold beer

Keyboard
Where you hang the bakkie and bike keys

Window
What you shut when it's cold

Screen
What you shut in the mosquito season

Byte
What mosquitoes do

Bit
What mosquitoes did

Mega Byte
What mosquitoes at the lake do

Chip
A bar snack

Micro Chip
What's left in the bag after you have eaten the chips

Modem
What you did to the lawns

Dot Matrix
Oom Jan Matrix's wife

Laptop
Where the cat sleeps

Software
Plastic knives and forks you get at KFC

Hardware
Real stainless steel knives and forks from Checkers

Mouse
What eats the grain in the shed

Mainframe
What holds the shed up

Web
What spiders make

Web Site
The shed (or under the verandah)

Cursor
The old bloke what swears a lot

Search Engine
What you do when the bakkie won't go

Yahoo
What you say when the bakkie does go

Upgrade
A steep hill

Server
The person at the pub what brings out the lunch

Mail Server
The bloke at the pub what brings out the lunch

User
The neighbour what keeps borrowing things

Network
When you have to repair your fishing net

Internet
Complicated fish net repair method

Netscape
When fish maneuvers out of reach of net

Online
When you get the laundry hung out

Off Line
When the pegs don't hold the washing up
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