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| «Use Any Key»
| This joke uses a «play on words» — one word has two meanings. There is a customer who cannot understand a very simple message from somebody who is trying to help him. Enjoy the story!
| A new customer called (1) Tech Support to ask about (2) instructions from his computer’s (3) user’s manual. «It says, hit any (4) key and when I do that nothing happens’.
The Tech Support (5) staff member replied, «Can you try again and tell me what happens?»
The customer (6) explained, «I tried but nothing happened».
The Tech Support worker then asked, «What key did you hit?»
After (7) a moment and some (8) clinking sound the customer replied, «Well, first I tried my (9) car key and just now my (10) office key.»
| (1) an office that can help you with machines
(2) how to do something
(3) a book that tells you everything about a machine
(4) a letter or number on a computer «keyboard»
(5) a worker
(6) said why or what, in detail
(7) a very short time
(8) the sound of metal hitting metal
(9) a key used to get into a car
(10) a key used to get into an office
The customer confused keys that are used to open doors with the keys on a computer. Not very smart!
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