[plug] Spelling check needed by list posters was RedHat vs. Debian

Richard Sharpe sharpe at ns.aus.com
Thu Jun 21 22:26:17 WST 2001

Michael Hunt wrote:

> Hiya all,
> I have recently noticed a degradation in the spelling of list postings and
> thought I might point out a few humorous uses of words by plug members that
> are quite evidently spelling mistakes but add substantially to the meaning
> and enjoyment of the posts. Take for example the following:
> On a recent RedHat vs. Debian post the honorable Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima
> wrote on the subject of comparing distributions:
> '{it is} like asking "Catholic or Prodestant?" in a room full of Irish men.'
> Was he just trying to get across the full Irish ness of the lads by
> accentuating there accents or was the scenario the more likely one of a

Pot, kettle, black!

> "pub" full of Irish men all standing around drinking Guinness ???

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