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>Modern proverbs

>Never, ever, ever hit the enter key on your computer unless you’re absolutely sure where the pointy arrow is and what might happen if it was suddenly clicked without you realising – all manner of chaos and embarrassing conversations with your IT Help Husband can happen if you don’t.

A proverb (from the Latin proverbium), also called a byword or nayword, is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity.

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2 comments to >Modern proverbs

  • Really Rachel

    >Uh oh! What did you delete?! Computers can be so annoying sometimes. I deleted a big part of my dissertation once and only by sheer luck, my dad was able to (eventually) sort it out. That was an embarrassing late-night (panicky) phonecall!

  • Muddling Along Mummy

    >Eek that sounds horrid – I keep managing to accidentally delete all manner of things and did manage to accidentally change a whole lot of settings …

    My poor IT Help Husband !

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