|It's wise to remember how easily email -- this wonderful technology
-- can be misused, sometimes unintentionally, with serious
Consider the case of the Illinois man who left the snow-filled
streets of Chicago for a vacation in Florida. His wife was on a
business trip and was planning to meet him there the next day. When
he reached his hotel, he decided to send his wife a quick email.
Unfortunately, when typing her address, he missed one letter, and his
note was directed instead to an elderly preacher's wife whose husband
had passed away only the day before. When the grieving widow checked
her email, she took one look at the monitor, let out a piercing
scream, and fell to the floor in a dead faint.
At the sound, her family rushed into the room and saw this note on
"Dearest Wife, Just got checked in. Everything prepared for your
arrival tomorrow. P.S. Sure is hot down here."
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A nursery school teacher says to her class, "Who can use the word
'definitely' in a sentence?"
First a little girl says, "The sky is definitely blue."
The teacher says, "Sorry, Amy, but the sky can sometimes be gray, or
A second little boy says,"Trees are definitely green."