From the aescetic to the sybaritic
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 95 12:59:14 PDT
From: Peter Langston <psl>
Subject: From the aescetic to the sybaritic
Forwarded-by: bostic@CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)
Forwarded-by: Christopher Small <email@example.com>
The following recently appeared, courtesy of one of our many amused
customers, in the Internet's rec.humor.funny newsgroup:
Resorcerer (the Macintosh resource editing tool that makes ResEdit look
like chopped liver) now ships with an added bonus: the square foot of
plastic bubble wrap is folded neatly in the box, wrapped around nothing,
and in the 'thank you for choosing our product' letter, the author notes
explicitly that the bubble wrap is included for customers "to stomp on".
As the author of the product letter in question, I would like to take this
opportunity to flatly and categorically deny that the bubble wrap is
explicitly included for customers to stomp on.
The bubble wrap is only *implicitly* included for customers to stomp on,
and although the letter in question doesn't make clear that the bubble
wrap has other uses besides stomp-upon-ableness (it's a space-unsaving
device), we cannot and will not be held responsible for any and all
childish actions of our customers should they "choose" to stomp on the
bubble wrap "explicitly".
In fact, we strongly advise that all developers avoid buying Resorcerer
if they intend only to stomp on the bubble wrap explicitly, as this is
not a proper or intended use of the product.
Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Doug "Sent Packing" McKenna
V.P. Bubble Humor
Developers of That which makes ResEdit look like Chopped-Liver
© 1995 Peter Langston