myths about python 3

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Jan 29 03:26:04 CET 2010


Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 08:33:58 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> 
>> Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> writes:
>>
>>> Le Thu, 28 Jan 2010 00:19:24 +0000, Steven D'Aprano a écrit :
>>>> 4. Python 3 will make you irresistible to women.
>>>>
>>>>     FALSE - Python 3 coders are no more likely to get a date than any
>>>>     other programmer.
>>> They spend less time coding, so they /can/ get more "dates" (what a
>>> strange English word) :-)
>> Perhaps Steven could tell you about a lovely Australian meaning for the
>> word “date”.
> 
> This is a family list, so perhaps I shouldn't. :)
> 
> In Australia slang, "date" is short for "date hole", which is the part of 
> the anatomy which is also known as "the [one] brown eye". In parts of the 
> US, it is also known as the "corn hole", and in Cockney rhyming slang it 
> is a jam role.
> 
> I trust I don't need to be any more explicit...
> 
> 
> 
My God, and I just nominated you for membership of the PSF.

Trust an Australian to descend to normally unplumbed depths (pun
intended) the very second you stake your reputation on them. I guess
that means I know my place ...

there-goes-my-american-citizenship-ly y'rs  - steve
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