H. S. Teoh wrote, quoting John Cowan: > > What's the "shed" problem? > > You can shed hair, and some animals shed their skin; however, you can > also store the lawn-mower in the shed. Not to mention the tractor, or the car. > > I know about "lemonade", and about the trouble with the American > > hackish expression "go root" (= "assume super-user capability on a > > Unix system"). [snip] > > Heh. Nowadays, it has been shortened to "root", and used like a regular > verb: "I rooted the system" = "I broke into the system and managed to gain > super-user access". Now *that* probably *would* cause a laugh. -- web. | Here and there I like to preserve a few islands of sanity netyp.com/ | within the vast sea of absurdity which is my mind. member/ | After all, you can't survive as an eight foot tall dragon | flesh eating dragon if you've got no concept of reality.