[TUHS] "Oregano" and Unix wizards

Ralph Corderoy ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Sat Nov 4 05:21:29 AEST 2017


Hi,

> The only thing that isn't obviously some sort of pun on an aspect of
> Unix is a canister labeled Oregano in the foreground of the picture.

    https://groups.google.com/d/msg/comp.unix.wizards/qkiqSJWgEPE/E5BwZYMvXwAJ
    The oregano is reputedly referring to an incident in which one of
    the original folks involved with BSD was hassled for coming across
    the Canadian/U.S. border with a bag of what was assumed to be an
    illegal substance, and turned out to be oregano.

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Cheers, Ralph.
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