lies about OOP
steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Dec 16 17:45:56 CET 2004
Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Peter Hansen wrote:
>> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>>> Peter Hansen wrote:
>>>> Well, in any case, thanks for setting the record straight, Martjin.
>>> That of course also happens to me once every while. I can take care
>>> of myself though -- Dijkstra however needs an advocate for the
>>> correct spelling of his name in this earthly realm.
>> Then there's us Danes, with "sen" instead of "son" (as many people
>> think it ought to be). And I can't even claim the wrong form
>> sounds noticably different, making any defense seem petty.
> Obviously -sen is the only real suffix, as it's -sen in Dutch as well,
> as in Faas-sen. :)
>> (Darn those Norwegians, influencing people's ideas of how a
>> name like Hansen ought to be spelled, grumble, grumble.
>> If they'd just invent a cell phone that used Python, as the
>> Swedish have, they might deserve all that extra attention.)
> That's not the Swedes, it's the Finnish that did that. They typically
> don't like being mistaken for Swedes. :)
That's because their language is derived from Serbo-Croat. But both the
Finns and the Swedes will tell you it's the Norwegians who are
alcoholics. They're all dreadful liars, these Scandinavians ;-)
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