[TUHS] Origin of 'kill -9'?
steve at quintile.net
Thu Nov 16 09:01:05 AEST 2017
I don’t agree the train was later,
"The one after nine oh nine” :-)
> On 15 Nov 2017, at 22:51, Steffen Nurpmeso <steffen at sdaoden.eu> wrote:
> 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").
> |> -嘘.
> |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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