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At 23:42 03/11/01 -0800, you wrote:
>On Sat, 3 Nov 2001, Keith Gaughan wrote:
>
> > At 13:23 02/11/01 -0800, you wrote:
> >
> > >On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Keith Gaughan wrote:
> > >
> > > > At 11:26 02/11/01 -0800, you wrote:
> > > > >On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Keith Gaughan wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > At 10:55 02/11/01 -0800, you wrote:
> > > > > > > > by collectioner, and "char", a violent, metallic, ugly war
> > > vehicle. Now
> > > > > > > dare
> > > > > > > > say that voiced consonnants are harder than voiceless...
> :))))))))
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Christophe.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >This one always makes me laugh. In Joual (Quebecois - the name
> > > comes from
> > > > > > >the way the Quebecois outside of Montreal and Quebec (Capiatla
> > > > > > >Nationale) pronounce the word "cheval"), anyway, in Joual
> "char" means
> > > > > > >just a plain old everyday car, which it seems for most
> Quebecois is a
> > > > > > >Renault 5.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > ?SYNTAX ERROR
> > > > > > READY.
> > > > >
> > > > >Ha?
> > > > >
> > > > >You've flown past me like a Spitfire...
> > > >
> > > > Anybody out there ever have a C64?
> > >
> > >No, I had a Vic20 and still have an NEC PC-6001, the latter of which for
> > >the above said simply:
> > >
> > >SN Error in [line number]
> > >
> > >It just gave two letter abbreviations instead of writing the whole word
> > >out, mystifying me early on when it wrote stuff like "IN Error"
> > >(IIRC) when (again, IIRC - it only happened once and a very long
> > >time ago at that) a subroutine or somesuch was improperly nested.
> >
> > Microsoft BASIC, right? That's one nasty dialect. Commodore BASIC was a
> > derivative of MS BASIC. It sucked.
> >
>
>Yup, thats it. MS Basic. I still remember some.

Possibly the one dialect of BASIC most deserving as being called
`Shit with icing'.


K.

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