Computeritis

Input, keyboard, and floppy disk, Getting a computer means taking a risk. Alphanumeric, bits and byte, Why can't I make this thing work right? Hardware, software, ROM and RAM, These menu-driven programs get me in a jam. Modem, monitor, peripheral, pitch, Need to hit a key but don't know which. CPU, memory, what can I blame? I'm so confused I forgot my name! Daisy wheel, cursor, format, and file, Maybe electronics just isn't my style. Basic, Cobol, Pascal, and baud, I'm going to keep trying, so help me God!

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