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Cheesecake
05-04-2006, 10:32 PM
The Spanish Computer

A Spanish teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, 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.

(THIS GETS BETTER!)

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.

Double Mom
05-05-2006, 08:21 AM
And I agree, a computer is just like a male!

Don Baker Sr
05-05-2006, 09:14 AM
And I agree, a computer is just like a male!
NO, NO, NO!:p .....Female:duh:
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Cheesecake
05-05-2006, 10:48 AM
I voted..did you?
See poll in this thread.

I am testing this out with a poll that shows the votes and who voted how.....we don't usually do that......so if you wanna know how anyone voted........go to poll result up there and see how many folks voted for something.......IE....highlighted 2 right now.......CLICK on the number..and she who voted...and how.

Pretty cool?
This is not an anonymous poll............your opinion is out there for all the world to see............

Oh me.......I have too little to do today..........:yawn:

OkieAnon
05-05-2006, 04:04 PM
it better be female... since i'm always saying something like what's the matter with you now darl'n....:rolleyes:

BRANSON PUNK
05-06-2006, 06:17 PM
I'm saying female because computers seem to KNOW EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!!;) ;) ;) O.K. ladies , start firing I know I'm gonna hear it for that one........heheheheheheheeeee!

PUMPKIN
05-07-2006, 12:14 PM
:p I SAY MY IS MALE. ITS ALWAYS HAVING TO BE RESTARTED. HAHA:frog: :shoot:

Cheesecake
05-07-2006, 01:22 PM
I'm saying female because computers seem to KNOW EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!!;) ;) ;) O.K. ladies , start firing I know I'm gonna hear it for that one........heheheheheheheeeee!

Hmmm I see you voted in the survey...Poll.
You voted n/a.....now you are saying you think its female.........

Ya gotta make up yer mind...........roflol.

Blaze2
05-07-2006, 02:03 PM
Computers have to be male, since they frequently stall to give an answer!

Cheesecake, what I'm wonderin' is why you even asked this question:confused:

Cheesecake
05-07-2006, 05:27 PM
testing testing
I voted..did you?
See poll in this thread.

I am testing this out with a poll that shows the votes and who voted how.....we don't usually do that......so if you wanna know how anyone voted........go to poll result up there and see how many folks voted for something.......IE....highlighted 2 right now.......CLICK on the number..and see who voted...and how.

Pretty cool?
This is not an anonymous poll............your opinion is out there for all the world to see............

Oh me.......I have too little to do today..........:yawn:

Blaze this is my post in this thread answering your question...it was UP ^ there ^.

aside:
actually I thot this question was as cute and interesting as all those posts you have out there, asking questions with urls?
Ya think?

Blaze2
05-07-2006, 06:28 PM
testing testing


Blaze this is my post in this thread answering your question...it was UP ^ there ^.

aside:
actually I thot this question was as cute and interesting as all those posts you have out there, asking questions with urls?
Ya think?

I think it if fine! :D
.....been a bit too hot 'n heavy here this past week!
:D Anything to lighten things up a bit! :D

Cheesecake
05-07-2006, 06:32 PM
lol......

Well...I've decided...if someone asks me a ''dingy'' question?...I'll give them a ''dingy'' answer...............no use being a hypocrite............

On the other hand I suppose if everyone followed the golden rule, we'd continue on in our usual monotone................

roflol............:shoot:

Blaze2
05-07-2006, 08:56 PM
lol......

Well...I've decided...if someone asks me a ''dingy'' question?...I'll give them a ''dingy'' answer...............no use being a hypocrite............

On the other hand I suppose if everyone followed the golden rule, we'd continue on in our usual monotone................

roflol............:shoot:

..............laugh at yer own jokes, eh?
Well, er, er, so do I.:D
http://www.lakebaywa.net/cardimages/Misc/partycows_bf16.gif
hehehe, aren't we a pair?

Cheesecake
05-07-2006, 10:02 PM
..............laugh at yer own jokes, eh?
Well, er, er, so do I.:D
http://www.lakebaywa.net/cardimages/Misc/partycows_bf16.gif
hehehe, aren't we a pair?

Hehehhe...yup.:frog:

I love love love those cows.

You know I need to borrow them...I just came in from ''poking'' the bull at the garden gate.........HE IS HORNY...(not polled)...and hollering at the top of his ''hoohooohooohooo'' (caint spell Bull hollers)...but maybe he is hollering at these cows of yours?

deb_803
05-07-2006, 10:12 PM
Well, I hope I voted on the right one. I can't read spanish! LOL! I know mine is MALE! At least I say it is male, because I have Elvis and George Strait all over mine!!:speechless: :D :)

IslandGirl
05-07-2006, 10:33 PM
In the Spanish language "Computer" is feminine (la computadora). For example, they'll say 'la PC'.

Not sure what it is in other languages though, but in English it's got to be a female according to hubby...too many mood swings:D