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Defining the "wry" in wry comment

word processing document that reaches out and touches your mailer and other files is, well, special.
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Written by Paul Murphy on
Sometime ago Chris Rijk sent me a reference to an OpenSolaris discussion on "Solaris Viruses." Since there aren't any, the discussion is short and pointed - but included something I think ought to be cited in future dictionaries trying to define the term "wry" as in wry humour or wry commentary.

It's by James Carlson:

For what it's worth, it's the automation features that get Windows in trouble. The fact that you can write a word processing document that reaches out and touches your mailer and other files is, well, special.

"Special". Right.

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