[TUHS] Fun experiences with old mainframes (was Early non-Unix filesystems?)

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Thu Mar 24 22:10:15 AEST 2016

Greg 'groggy' Lehey scripsit:

> He arrived at the Causeway in Johore Bahru with his nice red turban
> on.  And the immigration official was a Sikh!  With a blue turban.  He
> said "what are you doing with a red turban?  Today's a blue turban
> day!".

(Just for the record, the remark itself was the trap:  there are no
turban colors associated with particular days.  Blue is associated
with learning, red with celebrations such as weddings.)

John Cowan          http://www.ccil.org/~cowan        cowan at ccil.org
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  Wise hackers smile like tigers.         --a tanka, or extended haiku

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