P*rl in Latin, whither Python?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Sat Nov 18 21:06:48 CET 2000


Jim Richardson wrote:
> 
>  Martin Christensen wrote:
> >Yes, but I get 'they're' and 'their' right _every_ time. How many
> >natives do that?
> 
> ooh! ooh! me, me!
> 
> what do I win? (hopes for new Sony Vaio)
>                 well?

Sorry, you're disqualified.  It should have been:

  ooh! ooh! I, I!

because after "How many natives do that?" the answer is "I [do that]",
not "me [do that]".

Stupid English language.  :-)

(But the prize was actually a Palm IIIc anyway, so take solace in that.)



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