@media print code fails to show completely in ie 6

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Subject: @media print code fails to show completely in ie 6
Posted by:  emekadavid (nnaemeka.dav…@gmail.com)
Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009

Please the problem is stated below the code:<!--
To change this template, choose Tools | Templates
and open the template in the editor.
-->
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html>
  <head>
    <title></title>
    <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;
charset=UTF-8">
    <style type="text/css" lang="en">
        body {
            width: 980px;
            background-color:#ddd;
            color:silver;
        }
        h2 {
            font-size:1.4em;
            text-align:center;
        }
        h2 span.poemtitle {
            text-transform:uppercase;
        }
        div {
            float:left;
            min-width: 400px;

        }
        @media screen {
            body {
                background-color:black;
                color:silver;
            }
            a:link {
                color:yellow;
                background-color:#333333;
                text-decoration:none;
            }
            a:visited {
                color:white;
                background-color:#333333;
                text-decoration:none;
            }
            a:active {
                color:black;
                background-color:white;
                text-decoration:none;
            }
            h1, h2, h3 {
                color: #cccccc;
                background-color:black;
                padding-bottom: 1px;
                border-bottom:1px solid gray;
            }
        }
        @media print {
            body {
                color:black;
                background-color:white;
            }
            a:link, a:visited {
                background-color:white;
                color:black;
                text-decoration:underline;
                font-weight:bold;
            }
            h1, h2, h3 {
                color:black;
                background-color:white;
                padding-bottom: 1px;
                border-bottom: 1px solid gray;
            }
        }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
      <div id="left">
          <h2>First poem is titled:<br /> <span class="poemtitle">one
thing
I'm afraid of</span></h2>
              <pre>
        One thing I can't explain and fear
        It costs the price of a jewel
        And weighs more than a bank account
        Studded with golden checks, a gem.
        Like a gray <a href="#">thread</a>, wispy and creaked
        The front is wrinkled of six decades
        The heads shaking with tales of angst
        As it walks slowly; not faster than an ant.
        Lean, Slim and Colorfully besmeared, jaded.
        He had cried often, especially after granny died
        Was happy, joyful when I was born.
        Did he know my <a href="#">birth</a> was a guestless party?
        He was not a stranger but for the threads
        Beating my brains asking me how they came
        To see the earth; making an event?
        I could second another down my arms
        Who creates fear and angst with haste
        Swishing the air with force and the power of
        An angry man caged alone with an animal.
        A youth - me? You? Below twenty, at best.
        His blows make Katrina look a wet sissy
        But never could he lift before the thread
        An earth that <a href="#">quakes</a> below the brains.
        He was afraid - I was afraid
        Of the old man with gray hairs and men.
              </pre>
      </div>
      <div id="right">
          <h2>Second poem is titled: <br />
            <span class="poemtitle">Phlegm swishing</span></h2>
                <pre>
        Tee-teeh! Peeoh!
        Tee-teeh! Peeoh!
        I spit on you, clown
        Basking my face in the shadows
        As your eyes me devour
        Accusing <a href="#">every being</a> I hold
        Inside this fleshy meadows.
        Your mother's arse thrusted I not
        But the breasts your sister gave
        Hit me hard, hard, <a href="#">for the milk</a>!

        Tee-teeh! Peeoh!
        Tee-teeh! Peeoh!
        Self-control fell down the well
        My groins hot - <a href="#">brocolli hot</a>!
        Surfed a site google booked porn
        Twelve midnight, a lizard's head
        Dangling; the house but a screen asleep
        Free to twitter my sperm on your sister
        In my dreams; a jpeg icon.
        Oh God! Fighting <a href="#">the pull</a> of the well.

        Tee-teeh! Peeoh!
        Tee-teeh! Peeoh!
        Banned from the children's party
        Free to draw my ceegar
        Black ashes kissing my forefinger
        Here's to yesterday's fight.
        A ghoul's scheming, head on fire
        Every nerve itching for a she.
        Come take away your sister's gimp.
        Inhale - exhale - only some ceegar.
                </pre>
      </div>

  </body>
</html>
The problem is: the complete poem does not show on print in Internet
Explorer. Is this the renegade behavior for IE 6 and do I have to
accept it
like that?xnt

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