Computer Proverbs

Mike Salovesh t20mxs1 at CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU
Tue Jan 16 09:49:19 UTC 2001

Fred Shapiro wrote:

> I am collecting proverbs or catch-phrases relating to computers.  Examples
> would be "Garbage in, garbage out" or "Do not fold, spindle or mutilate"
> or "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."  Can anyone suggest other
> sayings of this nature?

There's one that provides a direct answer to GIGO:  "Sparrows make a
living by finding the good stuff that's packaged in horseshit". The
short form is "Some good things  come in horseshit packages".

-- mike salovesh                    <salovesh at>

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