Python 1.6 The balanced language
cut_me_out at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 4 14:58:36 CEST 2000
> Yes! You're off to a great start. My parents told me I never learned
> how to crawl. Instead I slid around on my butt. They said I liked
> scooting over to a wall or door, then bang my head on it relentlessly
> until they dragged me away in terror. I still enjoy banging my head
> on walls, but don't do it often in public anymore. Never occurred to
> me to use a hammer! It's a great idea -- thanks.
Well, as long as we're sharing formative experiences, I must admit that
I got the idea from Robert Heinlein during my long, now somewhat
embarrassing, adolescent fascination with his stories. Although in the
story I'm thinking of, hitting yourself in the head with a hammer was
being used for its soporific rather than its stupefying effects, so I
guess I did extend the concept a little.
The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
-- Sir Winston Churchill
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