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January 27, 2006

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Filed under: Anecdotes,Bronteana,Wuthering Heights — by bronteana @ 1:10 am

When Wuthering Heights is a Punchline!

I don't usually post every mention of anything Brontë-related, especially when the link is so tenuous as this, but I couldn't resist- it's so cute. This comes from an article on wireless communication! 'Are Wireless Benefits Being Oversold?'

Self-appointed experts need to be brought down to earth by being shown what a " technological benefit" really means at the user level.

For instance, I recently overheard a conversation between two businessmen, one of whom appeared to be staring for a long time at his handheld. The other man asked: "Is that WAP?" The first replied: "No, Wuthering Heights."

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2 Comments »

  1. ok, that was funny. Wow, you’re going to be a Brontë scholar. That’s really cool. I love the Brontës. Just finished my thesis on Wuthering Heights some months ago. Cool blog!

    Comment by Panacea — January 28, 2006 @ 6:55 am |Reply

  2. I hope to be one, someday! What was your thesis on?

    Comment by Brontëana — February 1, 2006 @ 11:40 pm |Reply


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