A Software Engineer Goes Grocery Shopping…

A wife asks her husband, a software engineer, “Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, and if they have eggs, get 6!” A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, “Why the hell did you buy 6 cartons of milk?” He replied, “They had eggs.” (via Reddit)

The History Of Microsoft Windows

This made me chuckle: Windows: A thirty-two bit extension and graphical shell to a sixteen bit patch to an eight bit operating system originally coded for a four bit microprocessor which was written by a two-bit company that can’t stand one bit of competition… (via a commenter on CBC)

A Technical Joke And Poll

Three programmers walk into a bar. One of them holds up two fingers and says “three beers bartender.” Hint: A similar joke, which sometimes appears as a tagline on SWT on the upper-right there, I think: There are only 10 types of people in the world: Those who understand binary, and those who don’t.

Happy, Sad, and Bigger

A husband and wife were sharing a bottle of wine one evening when the husband said, “I bet you can’t tell me something which will make me happy and sad at the same time.” The wife thought for a few moments, then said, “Your dick’s bigger than your brother’s”. (Thanks, Neal)