Our Technological Toys

You’ve got a problem getting your TV and remote in synch. Who in your household should you call? Do not under any circumstances ask a Girl Guide for help. Recently, a group of Girl Guides reported a problem with the lights in their meeting hall and were shown that they needed to flick a switch. Best to ask your husband or your son for help with entertainment technology. According to American humorist Dave Barry, this goes back to our caveman days. Millions of years ago, Dave says, some primitive guys were watching their wives drag a dead mastodon to the food preparation area. “It was exhausting work; the guys were getting tired just...