Saturday, October 9, 2010

☺On The Lighter Side... The Computer

A SPANISH Teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine.

'House' for instance, is feminine: 'la Casa.'

'Pencil,' however, is masculine: 'el lapiz.'

A student asked, 'What gender is 'computer'?'

Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups - male and female, and asked them to decide for themselves whether computer' should be a masculine or a feminine noun. Each group was asked to give four reasons for its recommendation.

The men's group decided that 'computer' should definitely be of the Feminine gender ('la computadora'), because:

1. No one but their creator understands their internal logic;

2. The native language they use to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to everyone else;

3. Even the smallest mistakes are stored in long term memory for possible later retrieval; and

4. As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half your paycheck on accessories for it.


The women's group, however, concluded that computers should be Masculine ('el computador'), because:

1. In order to do anything with them, you have to turn them on;

2. They have a lot of data but still can't think for themselves;

3. They are supposed to help you solve problems, but half the time they ARE the problem; and

4. As soon as you commit to one, you realize that if you had waited a little longer, you could have gotten a better model.

The women won.


  1. I don't know what "la computadora" or "la cabron" Will has on his desk !
    What ever it is, "it" doesn't let me get in for the past hour !
    ( Not like your "bitch" !... )

    More to come.

    I'm going out to get me some cigarettes & beer !...

    ==="The women won. "=== huh?!
    Soon the women will be beating their Burkas on a rock in a nearby creek !...

    "la computadora" !... Ha !!!

  2. Mi computadora no es una puta, pero Verizon esta una puta. La coneccion tiene problemas serios.


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