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Re: Not so silly question about the name of the Hurd

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 07:05:54PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 09:58:59AM -0800, James A. Treacy wrote:
> > Can you at least tell us the preferred form for English?
> "the Hurd" is the correct form.

"Are you THE Zaphod Beeblebrox", asked the pink winged creature.
"No, I'm just A Zaphod Beeblebrox.  Didn't you hear I come in 6 packs now?"
 - Slightly paraphrased from Restaurant at the End of the Universe, 
Douglas Adams.

Of course, standard English says that any word starting with 'h' should 
be considered to have started with a vowel for grammatical purposes.

"I run an Hurd system, you run an hurd...."

I am a Unitarian *Universalist* - RUAUU2? =)

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