[TUHS] PDP-11/70 SPL
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Tue Mar 29 01:18:53 AEST 2016
Dave Horsfall scripsit:
> Ian Johnson, are you here, when I "accidentally" crashed your machine, and
> after I fessed up to it, you referred to me as a vulgar term for the
> female genitalia, then promptly hung up?
If he was a Brit or Ozite, he was merely calling you a jerk or idiot;
the word has a different connotation there, and is most often applied
to men rather than women. (This is probably calqued from French _con_,
which has shifted meaning completely.)
> Christ, but this is starting to sound like some religion or other.
> Yes, Warren, I need to know that should I write that history, that we
> won't both get sued; how long is the Statute of Limitations anyway?
Tell the truth and shame the Devil, and fear no libel. Who's left to
sue you anyway?
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
Income tax, if I may be pardoned for saying so, is a tax on income.
--Lord Macnaghten (1901)
More information about the TUHS