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Subject: Windows XP
From Microsoft:

Dear Consumas:

It has come ta our attention dat a cupola copies of the Windows XP New
Joisey Edition may have been shipped outsida Joisey. If ya got one a dese,
youse may need some help unnerstanin da commands. Da Joisey edition may be
recognized by da unique openin' screen. It reads: "Windas XP", wit a
background pitcha a Hoboken. When youse start da program, instead a da
usual stringy like music, you hear a little Springsteen. It's also shipped
wit a Sopranos screen sava.

Please also note:

Recycle bin is labeled "Newark"
My Computer is called "My Friggin' Computa"
The Inbox is referred to as "Da Trunk"
Deleted items are referred to as "Wacked", "Erased" or "Rubbed Out"
Control Panel is known as "The Bosses"
Performing an "illegal operation" is known as "Enhancin' da Family
Business" and will actually maximize da program instead a shuttin' it
down
Hard Drive is referred to as "Da Turnpike on Da Way to Da Shore"
Instead of an error message, "You Ain't Gonna Friggin' Believe Dis'"
pops up.

Changes in Terminology in Da Joisey Edition:

OK . . . . Sure ting
Cancel . . . . Fugetabouit
Reset . . . . Start ova
Yes . . . . Yeah
No . . . . Nah
Find . . . . Put a Contract Out On
Browse . . . . Get a Looksee
Back . . . . U-Toin
Help . . . . Get Your Own Friggin' Ansa
Stop . . . . Knock it Off
Start . . . . Move it
Settings . . . . Here's da Rules.

We regret any inconvenience it may have caused if you mistakenly got a copy
of the Joisey Edition (not). You may return it to Microsoft for a
replacement version. You gotta problem wit dat?

Comments

( 4 comments — Leave a comment )
audesapere
Jun. 24th, 2004 07:37 am (UTC)
hahaha!
arcadius
Jun. 24th, 2004 07:39 am (UTC)
hehehehe, i just sent that out to most of my office. props to you, andrew!
apocalypselater
Jun. 24th, 2004 10:30 am (UTC)
:D
It is funny. My dad got it in an e-mail from his cousin.
mislih
Jun. 24th, 2004 11:54 am (UTC)
Ha! I laugh.
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