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Re: Limerick twiddling (was Re: I do not want to install Linux)




On 2018-02-09 at 16:50, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> On Friday, February 09, 2018 01:04:49 PM The Wanderer wrote:
>
>> On 2018-02-09 at 12:49, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 
>>> There once was a hacker from Bali
>>> Who did her forensics on Kali
>>> One day to be rude
>>> She posed in the nude
>>> Got fingered by Tom, Dick, and Sally.
>> 
>> The meter and scansion of that are better, but the first syllable of the
>> rhyming word isn't consistent.
>> 
>> The "a" in at least one (and I think both) of "Bali" and "Kali" matches
>> one in "call", "fall", "mall", or "wall", or the "o" in "doll"; by
>> contrast, the "a" in "Sally" matches the one in "pal", "Hal", or
>> "shall".
> 
> Interesting, I guess it depends how you pronounce things.  I would pronounce 
> Bali as in Bali Hai (sp?) from an old show or movie or something, where Bali 
> is like B(Hal) Lee.  Is there an official pronunciation of Bali and Kali as in 
> the distros?

I don't know about the distros, but Bali is the name of a place (and I'm
relatively sure I've heard it pronounced that way), and Kali is the name
of a Hindu goddess (and I'm even more certain it's pronounced that way).

-- 
   The Wanderer

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all
progress depends on the unreasonable man.         -- George Bernard Shaw

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