HOW IS EMAIL LIKE A PENIS?
Some folks have it, some don’t. Those who have it would be
devastated if it were ever cut off. They think that those who
don’t have it are somehow inferior. They think it gives them
power. They are wrong.
Those who don’t have it may agree that it’s a nifty toy, but
think it’s not worth the fuss that those who do have it make
about it. Still, many of those who don’t have it would like to
It can be up or down. It’s more fun when it’s up, but it makes it
hard to get any real work done.
In the long-distant past, its only purpose was to transmit
information considered vital to the survival of the species. Some
people still think that’s the only thing it should be used for,
but most folks today use it for fun most of the time.
Once you’ve started playing with it, it’s hard to stop.
Some people would just play with it all day if they didn’t have
work to do.
It provides a way to interact with other people. Some people take
this interaction seriously; others treat it as a lark. Sometimes
it’s hard to tell what kind of person you’re dealing with until
it’s too late.
It has no brain of its own. Instead, it uses yours. If you use it
too much, you’ll find it becomes more and more difficult to think
We attach an importance to it that is far greater than its actual
size and influence warrant.
If you’re not careful what you do with it, it can get you in big
If you don’t apply the appropriate protective measures, it can