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Re: yow.c

From: Randal L. Schwartz
Subject: Re: yow.c
Date: 14 Jun 2006 23:11:11 -0700
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>>>>> "Jay" == Jay Belanger <address@hidden> writes:

Jay> As near as I can tell, the Zippyisms are bizarre phrases with random
Jay> words in all-caps.  I'm sure there's more to it than that, though.
Jay> What sort of lines belong in yow.lines?

The point is that it's a non-sequitor.  Imagine your dumbest friend, but then
saying something that made you chuckle, perhaps because of the emphasis on
some part of it that's completely obvious to you.

The easiest way is to let your brain free-wheel:

        When I TIE my SHOES, shouldn't they STAY TIED?

It helps to read the existing file for a few hundred samples. :)

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