[TUHS] Origin of 'kill -9'?
steffen at sdaoden.eu
Thu Nov 16 08:51:12 AEST 2017
Don Hopkins <don at DonHopkins.com> wrote:
|> I think 9 has ties to "pain", but the number that has connection \
|> to "death" in Japanese is 4 (四 shi, "four", which sounds like 死 \
|> shi, "death").
|9 means “no” in German.
I wonder whether Plan9 used to be translated as plan-no, then.
Nine while nine (...waiting for the train).
|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)
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