[TUHS] manual humour (was tunefs -m 5%)

Henry Bent henry.r.bent at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 06:11:32 AEST 2021

-kill \- terminate a process with extreme prejudice

One of my favorite references.

At least the offensive fortunes still survive in some form?


On Tue, 9 Mar 2021 at 11:24, Norman Wilson <norman at oclsc.org> wrote:

> In the Seventh Edition manual, a joke was added to
> the entry for kill(1).  It appears in every following
> Research manual, but seems to have been discarded
> by all modern descendants.
> I guess the prejudice against humour in the manual
> is extreme these days.
> Norman Wilson
> Toronto ON
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