Fun with UNIX...
If you type these in from the csh (c shell): in Unix you really do get these responses.
% make love Make: Don't know how to make love. Stop.
% got a light? No match.
% sleep with me bad character
% man: Why did you get a divorce? man: Too many arguments.
% make 'heads or tails of all this' Make: Don't know how to make heads or tails of all this. Stop.
% make sense Make: Don't know how to make sense. Stop.
% make mistake Make: Don't know how to make mistake. Stop.
% make bottle.open Make: Don't know how to make bottle.open. Stop.
% \(- (-: Command not found.
% make light Make: Don't know how to make light. Stop.
% date me You are not superuser: date not set Thu Jan 09 02:51:30 PDT 2003
% man rear No manual entry for rear.
% If I had a ) for every dollar Clinton spent, what would I have? Too many )'s.
% * How would you describe Clinton *: Ambiguous.
% %Vice-President %Vice-President: No such job.
% ls Meese-Ethics Meese-Ethics not found
% "How would you rate Clinton's senility? Unmatched ".
% [Where is Jimmy Hoffa? Missing ]. |
% ^How did the^sex change operation go? Modifier failed.
% who is my match? No match.
% set i="Democratic_Platform";mkdir $i;chmod 000 $i;ls $i Democratic_Platform unreadable
% awk "Polly, the ship is sinking" awk: syntax error near line 1 awk: bailing out near line
% 'thou shalt not commit adultery' thou shalt not commit adultery: Command not found.
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