Bitching about the documentation...

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Dec 7 16:29:07 CET 2005


On 2005-12-07, Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au> wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Dec 2005 19:36:58 -0800, BartlebyScrivener wrote:
>
>> Well, that might be asking a bit too much of the programmers, who
>> perhaps don't exactly enjoy mucking about in the lowlands of English
>> grammar and syntax.
>
> Oh come on now! For the kinds of minds who enjoy obfuscated C or Perl,
> English is just par for the course.
>
> One of my favourite examples of obfuscated English is this grammatically
> correct sentence:
>
> "Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo."

Why the goofy-looking capitalization?  Are the 2nd and 3rd
occurances of "Buffalo" referring to the city?

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