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Re: Hmmm. A question. Was [Re: Debian is losing its users]



On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 09:53:00PM -0500, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> was heard to say:
> On 03/29/08 21:44, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 03:13:46AM +1300, Chris Bannister <mockingbird@earthlight.co.nz> was heard to say:
> >> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 08:30:16PM -0700, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> >>> are searching for completely unrelated terms (say, "Barack Obama" or
> >>> "gravid platypus" [0]) more than they used to.
> >>>
> >>>   Daniel
> >>>
> >>>   [0] I think the next Ubuntu release should be named "gravid platypus",
> >>>       don't you?  ;-)
> >>>
> >> They tend to use the same first letter, so "gravid gorilla" or "poncy
> >> platypus"?
> > 
> >   Of course, the thing that's amusing about platypuses (platypi?) is
> > that they are, in fact, never gravid.  Sadly, none of the monotremes
> > have a name that starts with "g", so that rules this joke out (unless
> > someone knows a synonym for "gravid" starting with "p" or "e").
> > 
> >   I'd fall back to "gravid giraffe", which is at least an amusing mental
> > image. :)
> 
> What's all that amusing about a pregnant giraffe?

  You know, it's not nearly as funny this morning as it was last night.
Funny how that works...

  Daniel


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