Ban Xah Lee

Larry Gates larry at example.invalid
Tue Mar 10 22:45:44 CET 2009

On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 01:15:19 -0400, Lew wrote:

> sln at wrote:
>> On Mon, 09 Mar 2009 22:08:54 -0400, Lew <noone at> wrote:
>>> Larry Gates wrote:
>>>> For me, the worst thing is when I'm programming, and a bug *actually* gets
>>>> on my monitor.  In real life, I'm this tough person: a rugged tradesmen.
>>>> I'm so phobic of bugs that I'll run away screaming like a girl.
>>> I had a smudge on my monitor some years ago.  It was on the frame, not the 
>>> screen itself, but visible on the side.  The person next to me pointed at it, 
>>                                               ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> He said: "I work so close to you we must be telemarketers, does my body odor
>> bother you?"
> Uhhhhh ...

There's nothing quite as Europaen as B.O.  Europe:  "where they have the
means to use soap but not the inclination."
larry gates

I'm not consistent about consistency, you see, except when I am...
And I try to believe six foolish consistencies before breakfast each day.
    -- Larry Wall in <20050307164019.GA14585 at>

More information about the Python-list mailing list