Then there's the MBTA...
Begin forwarded message:
You and FoRK will probably appreciate this. This is Dilbert material....
---------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: email@example.com (Daniel P. B. Smith)
>Subject: While others fail to plan, the MBTA plans to fail
>Keywords: smirk, true
The Boston Globe (Friday, February 13th, 1998, p. B5) reports that the
MBTA (our local transit authority) "faces a 'year-2000' problem. That is
when computers programmed only for dates in the 20th century may shut down
or go bonkers because they will not recognize the shorthand '00' date as
It goes on to report that "the MBTA board directors approved a ...
five-year program to fix the problem."
-- Selected by Jim Griffith. MAIL your joke to firstname.lastname@example.org. Attribute the joke's source if at all possible. A Daemon will auto-reply.
Send comments meant for the moderator to email@example.com. Jokes sent to this address will be ignored. For the full submission guidelines, see <http://comedy.clari.net/rhf/
This joke's link: <http://comedy.clari.net/rhf/jokes/98/Feb/y2k.html