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  RevDocLove

Thanks to my good mate Tassie
For those who don't know..A Ute is a pick up truck, mozzies are mosquitos, and , of course Barbie is a BBQ

What the words used to mean before we got computers!

Rural Australian Computer Terminology

A little bit of Aussie culcha
LOG ON: Adding wood to make the barbie hotter.

LOG OFF: Not adding any more wood to the barbie.

MONITOR: Keeping an eye on the barbie.

DOWNLOAD: Getting the firewood off the Ute.

HARD DRIVE: Making the trip back home without any cold tinnies.

KEYBOARD: Where you hang the Ute keys.

WINDOW: What you shut when the weather's cold.

SCREEN: What you shut in the mozzie season.

BYTE: What mozzies do.

MEGABYTE: What Townsville mozzies do.

CHIP: A bar snack.

MICROCHIP: What's left in the bag after you've eaten the chips.

MODEM: What you did to the lawns.

LAPTOP: Where the cat sleeps.

SOFTWARE: Plastic knives & forks you get at Red Rooster.

HARDWARE: Stainless steel knives & forks - from K-Mart.

MOUSE: The small rodent that eats the grain in the shed.

MAINFRAME: What holds the shed up.

WEB: What spiders make.

WEBSITE: Usually in the shed or under the verandah.

SEARCH ENGINE: What you do when the Ute won't go.

CURSOR: What you say when the Ute won't go.

YAHOO: What you say when the Ute does go.

UPGRADE: A steep hill.

SERVER: The person at the pub who brings out the counter lunch.

MAIL SERVER: The bloke at the pub who brings out the counterlunch.

USER: The neighbour who keeps borrowing things.

NETWORK: What you do when you need to repair the fishing net.

INTERNET: Where you want the fish to go.

NETSCAPE: What the fish do when they discover a hole in the net.

ONLINE: Where you hang the washing.

OFFLINE: Where the washing ends up when the pegs
aren't strong enough

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StraddleMyNose

Mar 27 @ 11:41AM  
Some of these were funny!
tassie1

Mar 27 @ 4:19PM  
you guys don't know what utes and mozzies are ?
no wonder you have cook-outs instead of proper barbies
40DWM

Mar 27 @ 8:48PM  
The town where I work, the High School Mascot is a Blue Marsupial.

You'd have to ask an Aussie what "True Blue, Kangaroo" is all about.

Weatherford Texas has had a long standing love affair with most everything Australian since before I was born.


shyguy140

Mar 30 @ 9:45AM  
These are good

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