Famous Last Words

My favourite ‘famous last words‘ are

“I wonder what this button is for”

Mind you, one job I had that worked the graveyard shift, we had a TV
tuned to the late night Axe murder horror movie channel. They get to
look funny after a while ‘cos they are so hackneyed. Scenes such as
walking backwards though the door or opening the cupboard to have the
corpse or monster leap out are the ‘visual’ last-words.

But sometimes its not a joke, as when someone says

“We have put in place a very secure network and I can confidently say
that it cannot be tampered with,” said signal officer-in-chief
Lt-General P Mohapatra on Monday.

In plain English he’s saying “we can’t be hacked”.

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