After the reading enclosed, I'm not too sure to come to Atlanta...

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Posted by Riccardo ( on February 06, 2001 at 14:32:09:

This is a TerryS' post.
I read it carefully. Now I have caught why I do not understand (at all?!? near nothing?!? ) Elaine, BarbaraD and DJ. (To be honest, only less than Northern USA people :-) )


(posted by TerryS - Sept. 2000)
Dear Consumers:

It has come to our attention that a few copies of the WINDOWS 98 SOUTHERN EDITION may have inadvertently been shipped outside the South. If you have one of these, you may need some helpunderstanding the commands.

The SOUTHERN EDITION may be recognized by the unique opening screen. It reads WINDERS 98 with a background art of Gen. Robert E. Lee superimposed on a Confederate flag. It is shipped with a Dukes of Hazzard screen saver.

Please also note:

The Recycle Bin is labeled "Outhouse"
My Computer is called "This Dern Contraption"
Dial up Networking is called "Good Ol' Boys"
Control Panel is known as "The Dashboard"
Hard Drive is referred to as "4 Wheel Drive"
Floppies are "Them little ol' plastic disc thangs"

Instead of an error message, a garbage bag and roll of duct tape pops up.


OK: ats aw-right
Cancel: piss on it
Reset: try er agin
Yes: yep
No: noop
Find: hunt fer it
Go to: over yonder
Back: back yonder
Help: hep me out here
Stop: kwitit
Start: crank er up
Settings: sittins
Programs: stuff at duz stuff
Documents: stuff I done did

Also note that SOUTHERN EDITION does not recognize capital letters or punctuation marks.


tiperiter: A word processing program
colerin book: a graphics program
cyferin mersheen: calculator
outhouse paper: notepad
jupe-box: CD player
iner-net: Microsoft Explorer 4.0
pichers: A graphics viewer
irs: MS accounting software
irs2: MS accounting software with hidden files
tax records: Generally an empty file
coon dawg: American Kennel Club records

You'll also recognize WINDERS 98 SOUTHERN EDITION as it comes reloaded with certain "Favorites" for browsing the Worldwide Web:

Fish: Bass Anglers Sportsman Society
NRA: National Rifle Association
Shotgun: Remington Arms home page
Riffel: Winchester home page
Pisstul: Smith & Wesson home page
Truck: Ford & Chevy dealers by zip code
House: Mobile home repair services and movers by zip code
Cuzzins: Complete database of southern residents
Bud: List of Budweiser distributors by zip code
Rasin: NASCAR racing schedule w/TV stations
carrying races
Car 'n Truck Repair: Junk yards by zip code
Doc: Veterinarians by zip code

We regret any inconvenience it may have caused if you received a copyof the SOUTHERN EDITION.
You may return it to Microsoft for a replacement version.

I hope this helps all of y'all.

Billy Bob Gates
Head Honcho


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