Re: Waka waka bang splat

Subject: Re: Waka waka bang splat
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 16:22:15 -0500

Noah Ward. Oops, I mean No Award. There is a typo, where bracket bracket
is shown as <>, but [] was obviously intended. Obviously.

Lauren wrote:
> 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
>> &<>../
>> 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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