Archive for June, 2006

Eu­do­ra Downs Sydrome

Agent: Thank you for call­ing the help desk. Can I have your first and last name, please?
Cus­tomer: Is Eu­do­ra down?
Agent: Um, Eu­do­ra is a pro­gram that is iso­lat­ed on your com­put­er. It is not a sys­tem or net­work of every­one’s email.
Cus­tomer: Is Eu­do­ra [cam­pus email] down?
Agent: No.
Cus­tomer: I’ll call my ca­ble com­pa­ny.

Cus­tomer hangs up.

Uni­ver­si­ty of Wis­con­sin
Madi­son, Wis­con­sin

Over­heard by: Bran­don

Dibs on His Fur Coat

Staffer: I un­der­stand you want to com­plete a liv­ing will.
Pa­tient: That’s right.
Staffer: Do you know what this means?
Pa­tient: Yes, it means I don’t want to be kept alive if I’m in a per­sis­tent veg­e­tar­i­an state.

10 Med­ical Cen­ter Boule­vard
Win­ston-Salem, North Car­oli­na