By now you're probably aware that Apple's new computing machine has debuted. Unfortunately, the device is being called the iPad. Read: iPad? Meh. 10 Apple Products We Want More
Products with the name "pad" have a certain connotation, and that connotation is rather yonic in a monthly kinda way. Any reference, even inadvertent, to feminine hygiene will send almost all unmarried men running for the hills. Frankly, announcements like this give Twitter its raison d'etre.
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The Twitter community really got hot and heavy with plays on words for the device, which will retail for between $500 and $1,000, depending on configuration, and include services fees from AT&T (the lazy husband of iPhone carriers) of $15 or $30, depending on usage.
Some of our favorite jokes:
@researchgoddess #ipad absorbed Twitter Lists temporarily. It's extra absorbent.
@pauljacobsin iPad: there's an applicator for that … (yes ladies, I know that isn't really correct, still funny) #apple # ipad
@susqhb Raise your hand if you agree that not one woman was in the room when they chose the name #ipad
@girlonetrack The large size tablet will be called the Max-iPad
@RonHogan: Absorb gigabytes of information comfortably with the new iPad!
@tomfoolerytm It's hard to trust any device that can be unplugged for three days and not die #ipad
And the YourTango office has to say:
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- iPon, the world's first 'smart' tampon.
- I wonder if it even came up in conversation: "Will people think of menstruation?" "No! It's not possible." "iPad it is." Then someone bangs a gavel.
- It's for those heavy computing days.
- It's so slim that most people don't even know you're using it.
- Will men be scared to touch it?
Yes, yes we will be.
Holler with iPad jokes, if you're into soaking up the fun.