[TUHS] Unix style

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sun Aug 3 10:35:58 AEST 2014

Doug McIlroy scripsit:

> (COuld "reigning in" somehow have been implanted by this
> headline that I saw in The Economist a few days ago:
> "The reign in Maine is easy to explain"?)

It's a pretty common malapropism nowadays; almost 6M Google hits.

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
It's the old, old story.  Droid meets droid.  Droid becomes chameleon.
Droid loses chameleon, chameleon becomes blob, droid gets blob back
again.  It's a classic tale.  --Kryten, Red Dwarf

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