These were 19th Century Texas words way before they were ever computer terms.
by Lawrence J. J. Leonard
CHIPS: What you step in when the cows are in the pasture.
CLICK: The sound a gun makes when you cock the hammer.
ENTER: How Yankees say, “Come on in!”
HARD DRIVE: Making your way home during a thunderstorm.
KEYBOARD: The place we hang the keys.
LAP TOP: Where your mouser (cat) falls asleep
LOG ON: Makes the woodstove hot.
MAINFRAME: Holds up the front barn wall.
MICRO CHIPS: Pieces at the bottom of the Pringle’s can.
MODEM: What you just did to the hay fields.
MONITOR: The USS ironclad ship that defeated the CSS Merrimac (The Virginia).
MOUSE: Eats your stored up grain
NETWORK: Repairing a hole in your fishing net
PORT: Fancy wine used in cooking a roast.
RAM: The log splitting helper
SERVER: A person who puts food on your plate
WINDOWS: You open these when there’s a breeze.
Y’all have a really good day, now. ❤
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