[TUHS] An Early Unix Group Meeting (funny story)
scj at yaccman.com
Mon Sep 25 12:47:31 AEST 2017
The theory that Unix stood for "Emasculated Multics" has never quite
At one point, a couple of people (I don't remember who) thought it was
funny to answer the phone in the Lab by saying, in a high squeeky
voice, "Unix Room". They gave it up after a couple of people just
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From: "Jon Forrest" <nobozo at gmail.com>
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Sent:Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:01:14 -0700
Subject:[TUHS] An Early Unix Group Meeting (funny story)
I started using Unix in ~1977 at UC Santa Barbara. At some point
around then we decided to host a Unix users meeting in the U-Cen
student union building. We asked the facilities people to prepare
a sign pointing to the meeting room.
Imagine my reaction when I walked into the building and saw
the following sign:
"Eunuchs Group Meeting - Room 125"
I don't know if any eunuchs actually showed up.
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