Thursday, March 16, 2006

History of the day for March 16

In 1972, Rufus Barnstorm becomes the father of the Internet when he is quoted as saying with regards to the ARPANET, "Hey, could you download pornography this way?"

7 comments:

Lilly said...

[I crave a MythBusters related post. I really do.]

jiggs said...

I will take this into consideration. Look for a mythbusters post soon.

Lilly said...

Wahey! :-D

jiggs said...

hmmm. what does "wahey" mean?

Lilly said...

It's an outburst of joy and excitement.

jiggs said...

How is it pronounced?

Lilly said...

Wha -- heeyyii. And you've gotta sound like you mean it, Jiggs.

I should perhaps have written "whahey" to start with.