internet like toothpaste – IT pro said so
IT Professional: can you get the internet into your computer?
Wendy: Into your computer?!! please, can I blog that ?
IT Professional: yeah sure, it can be like getting toothpaste back into the tube
The IT professionals here have a wonderfully colourful way of describing the technology in non-technical terms. Especially colourful if they have scottish accents which, strangely, most of them seem to have.