Thursday, September 21, 2006

Typing in martian

My brother once had to "simulate" martian speech for a joke, and he simply shifted his right hand one key to the right: "Tje qiocl brpwm fpx ki,[ed pver the ;azy dpg".

Then, a few weeks ago, jampak rediscovered the same off-by-one technique in the comments on this page. He just didn't know he was speaking in martian.

4 Comments:

At 9:15 AM, September 22, 2006, Blogger Berzinator said...

Thanks for the shout out to my blog. But now I worry about all the Martians taking over my site!

 
At 10:54 AM, September 22, 2006, Anonymous jampak said...

This may explain the little gremlin-like creatures running around my house lately--oh wait, those are my kids.

 
At 10:57 AM, September 22, 2006, Anonymous jampak said...

On second thought, my kids were all born here. I'm the one who came here from somewhere else. I'm the alien
! We saj;; ri;e tje wpr;d! Resostamce os fito;e! A;; upir base are be;pmg tp is!

 
At 12:24 PM, September 22, 2006, Blogger kendra said...

one of my coworker's computers was doing that automatically for a week i guess. if she wanted to print 5 copies of a document she'd type 6, and so forth. i don't know why she didn't speak up sooner.

 

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