Tuesday, August 05, 2008


I was having trouble with my computer. So I called Richard, the 11
year old next door whose bedroom looks like Mission Control, and asked him
come over. Richard clicked a couple of buttons and solved the

As he was walking away, I called after him, "So, what was

He replied, "It was an ID ten T error."

I didn't want to appear stupid, but nonetheless inquired,
"An, ID ten T
error? What's that? In case I need to fix it again."

Richard grinned.... "Haven't you ever heard of an ID ten T
error before?"

"No," I replied.

"Write it down," he said, "and I think you'll
figure it out."

So I wrote down: I D 1 0 T

I used to like the little shit.............