OT: _Fifth Business_ (was Re: Python Origins)

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Thu Dec 7 04:48:48 CET 2000


In article <slrn92tu7t.lk.amk at 207-172-111-60.s60.tnt1.ann.va.dialup.rcn.com>,
A.M. Kuchling <akuchlin at mems-exchange.org> wrote:
>
>Generally I don't bother to flame do-my-homework-for-me posters and
>simply ignore them, because I don't want c.l.py to approach
>comp.lang.perl.misc's reputation for unfriendliness.  Private mail to
>me with such questions also gets unceremoniously deleted, though
>usually in private mail people are asking for essays on _Fifth
>Business_, not Python help.  (_Fifth Business_ is commonly studied in
>Canadian high schools, so I often get that sort of request.  On one
>occasion I was flabbergasted to get e-mail from a *parent* asking if I
>had an essay on FB their child could use.)

What's _Fifth Business_?  (I did a quick search on Google and Amazon and
didn't find anything related to you.)

And, yes, the irony of this post in this thread does appeal to me.
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