Dwight Watt Internet Article #19

#19 - Y2K Funnies 1/25/1999

#19 - Y2K Funnies

I have been sending a series of serious articles concerning Y2K and I do have some more information coming that will tell you what I think you should do to prepare, but I received these Y2K jokes today and they brought a smile to my face and I thought you, mine readers, might enjoy them too. Lots of other stuff to write on too. I have no idea who wrote them so I cannot give credit. Dwight >>!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >> >>Message from: Rome >> >>January 6, 1 B.C. >> >>Dear Cassius, >> >>Are you still working on the Y zero K problem? This change from BC to AD is >>giving us a lot of headaches and we haven't much time left. I don't know >how >>people will cope with working the wrong way around. Having been working >>happily downwards forever, now we have to start thinking upwards. >> >>You would think that someone would have thought of it earlier and not left >>it to us to sort out at the last minute. >> >>I spoke to Caesar the other evening. He was livid that Julius hadn't done >>something about it when he was sorting out the calendar. He said he could >>see why Brutus turned nasty. We called in the consulting astrologers, but >>they simply said that continuing downwards using minus BC won't work. >> >>As usual, the consultants charged a fortune for doing nothing useful. As >for >>myself, I just can't see the sand in an hourglass flowing upwards. >> >>We have heard that there are 3 wise guys in the East working on the >problem, >>but unfortunately they won't arrive till it's all over. Some say the world >>will cease to exist at the moment of transition. Anyway we are continuing >to >>work on this blasted Y zero K problem and I will send you a parchment if >>anything further develops. >> >>Vale. >> >>Plutonius. >> >> >>!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! >> >>January 1, 2000 >> >>Dear Valued Employee: >> >>Re: Vacation Pay >> >>Our records indicate that you have not used any vacation time over the past >>100 year(s). As I'm sure you are aware, employees are granted 3 weeks of >>paid leave per year or pay in lieu of time off. One additional week is >>granted for every 5 years of service. Please either take 9,400 days off >work >>or notify our office and your next pay cheque will reflect payment of >>$8,277,432.22 which will include all pay and interest for the past 1,200 >>months. >> Sincerely, >> Automated Payroll Processing >> >> >> >>!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! .


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