The Art of Unix Programming

Björn Lindberg d95-bli at
Fri Feb 7 18:21:05 PST 2003

James Cozine <jmcozine at> writes:

> d95-bli at (Björn Lindberg) writes:
> > James Cozine <jmcozine at> writes:
> > 
> >> I eat with my fork in my left hand too.  And I thought I was just odd.
> >
> > I don't understand?
> You haven't read it yet?

Ah, I've only skimmed through it so far, and I had missed that. As a
European, I can only applaud his table manners and his approval of the
metric system. :-)

> >  (Yes, I'm an American. So what? I grew up in Europe. I eat with my
> >  fork in my left hand, bar my 7s, like metric measures, and wince at
> >  mm/dd/yy dates too. There are some things my country just gets
> >  persistently wrong, alas.)
> (It's a roundabout way of saying ``Thanks for posting''.)

No problem. I found it quite interesting so far.


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