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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
It's not safe to read the news anymore. One minute you're enjoying a nice beverage at your computer, the next moment you're spewing liquid all over your monitor and keyboard after reading the latest ridiculous and hypocritical motion from The SCO Group.
The problem is called IBEE (Involuntary Beverage Explosion Event) and it strikes an estimated 1,650 keyboards each day, often requiring immediate replacement. With SCO becoming increasingly desperate, the number of such incidents worldwide has increased nearly 35% since this time last year, providing an unexpected lift for keyboard manufacturers.
"Business has never been better," said the CEO of Ctrl-Alt-Delete Manufacturing Co. "Before, almost nobody bought a standalone keyboard in a store; they just came bundled with new computers. But now we're having trouble keeping up with demand."