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The following item is from the New York Times 24 Aug 96...
COMPUTER INTERFACE CONTRIBUTES TO PLANE CRASH
The crash of a Cali-bound American Airlines jet last December in Colombia,
S.A., occurred because the plane's captain entered an incomplete command
into the onboard computer -- and the default action taken by the software
pointed the plane in the wrong direction. The beacons at the Cali and
Bogota airports both begin with the letter R, which is the only character
the pilot typed; instead of proceeding toward Cali, the plane turned in
the opposite direction (toward Bogata) and crashed into a mountain.
I wanted to make an impression at a family reunion and remember the
names of all of the new husband's family members. There was one
gent whom I'd asked his name and tried very to remember but failed
repeatedly. Finally he bailed me out and said his name was Dick.
Without a thought I quickly said, "Gosh, how could I forget? You
*look* like a 'Dick'!!!"
Once in a diner, I wanted a Ham & Tomato toasted
sandwich. After about 10 minutes the waitress came back
and apologized. "We don't have Ham and Tomato toasted
sandwiches but you can have the 'Special'." I asked
what was in the Special. "Ham, Tomato, Cheese . . . "
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