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IF DR SEUSS WERE A TECHNICAL WRITER

Here's an easy game to play.
Here's an easy thing to say.

If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port,
And the bus is interrupted as a very last resort.
And the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort.
Then the socket packet pocket has an error to report!

If your cursor finds a menu item followed by a dash,
And the double clicking icon puts your window in the trash,
And your data is corrupted 'cause the index doesn't hash,
Then your situation's hopeless and your system's gonna crash!


If the label on the cable on the table at your house
Says the network is connected to the button on the mouse,
But your packet wants to tunnel on another protocol,
Thats repeatedly rejected by the printer down the hall.
And your screen is all distorted by the side effects of Gauss,
So your icons in the window are so wavy as a souse,
Then you may as well reboot and go out with a bang,
'Cause as sure as I'm a poet, the suckers gonna hang!

When the copy of your floppy's getting sloppy on the disk,
And the microcode instructions cause unnecessary RISC,
Then you have to flash your memory and you'll want to RAM your ROM,
Quickly turn off the computer and be sure to tell your mom!

(c)&TMDr Seuss Enterprises, L.P.1996