[TUHS] Etymology of dsw(1)

Carl Lowenstein carl.lowenstein at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 08:15:13 AEST 2014

There are those who believe that DSW originated from the Russian "do
You could Google it and decide for yourself.


On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 1:40 PM, Mary Ann Horton <mah at mhorton.net> wrote:

> I heard both versions of this as well.  Or rather, I heard the second, and
> was surprised to see the first in the manual.
> Quoting Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org>:
>  Speaking of things etymological, I've heard two versions of that for
>> dsw(1).
>> Delete from Switch Register (delete file whose i-num is in CSR)
>> Delete Sh*t Work (same, but expressed a bit more robustly)
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    carl lowenstein         marine physical lab     u.c. san diego
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