Re: Waka waka bang splat

Subject: Re: Waka waka bang splat
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 13:13:41 -0800

Friday comes earlier every week.

Is there a "best of" TechWr-L for this little gem?

Lauren


On 3/2/2010 12:52 PM, Chris Morton wrote:
> The following poem was written collaboratively after readers of "INFOCUS"
> argued to consensus that the angle-bracket characters should be called
> "waka." The text of the poem follows. You'll note that it uses both the
> "hash" and "number" labels for "#"
>
> <>!*''#
> ^"`$$-
> !*= -at- $_
> %*<>~#4
> &<>../
> |{,,SYSTEM HALTED
>
> The poem can only be appreciated by reading it aloud, to wit:
>
> *Waka waka bang splat tick tick hash,
> Caret quote back-tick dollar dollar dash,
> Bang splat equal at dollar underscore,
> Percent splat waka waka tilde number four,
> Ampersand bracket bracket dot dot slash,
> Vertical-bar curly-bracket comma comma CRASH.*
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>

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