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Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

Please don't send personal email with Cygwin questions and suggestions.
All Cygwin-related correspondence should go to the main Cygwin list at
<cygwin at cygwin dot com>.

Noted. I suggest you change the note at the bottom of soliciting Cygwin comments via personal email.

More below.

On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, La Monte H.P. Yarroll wrote:

In you wrote:

"Don't try to pronounce it. Just... don't"

Clearly a challenge if ever I heard one.  This is a remarkably simple
acronym to pronounce:


Thanks for the suggestion.

Well, let's see how well it bodes with the Cygwin community.  If it gets
accepted, this might go into the OLOCA.  I wish you sent the original to
the Cygwin list, so I could link to it in that case...  Oh, well.

IANAL, but I play a Linguist on television.


The original quote would be acronyminated(sic) BIPOOTV (But I Play One On Television).

For those not mired in the history of US television of advertising: some time in the late 70's or early 80's a major drug manufacturer hired a soap opera star to endorse their product. The add started "I am not a doctor, but I play one on television...".

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