Java Zen:Thinking Out Loud Friday, 2017.12.15
There is no realizable power that man cannot, in time, fashion the tools to
attain, nor any power so secure that the naked ape will not abuse it. So it is
written in the genetic cards -- only physics and war hold him in check. And also
the wife who wants him home by five, of course.

		Encyclopadia Apocryphia, 1990 ed.

2001.05.04

Do you know where your pets are?

[Ed. Apologies for the absence – extreme deadlines and such. A quick hit for today. This caught my funny bone given that I’ve been learning a programming language named after the punch line in today’s snippet.]

A little girl goes into a pet shop and asks for a “wabbit”. The shop keeper looks down at her, smiles and says “Would you like a lovely fluffy little white wabbit, or a cutesy wootesly little brown wabbit?”

“Actually”, says the little girl, “I don’t think my python would notice”


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