in reply to Philosophical Perly Queues

"Have you ever known pearls to grow when planted in a field?" was the reply.
"Have you ever known wheat to grow when planted in an oyster?" countered Con Wei. Then he struck the Master four times with his staff, chanting: "Read. The. Farming. Manual."

At this, the Master was enlightened.

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Re: Re: Philosophical Perly Queues
by demerphq (Chancellor) on Apr 20, 2003 at 11:39 UTC

    Thank you. This really made my day. "Read. The. Farming. Manual." has now entered the lexicon as a valid translation of RTFM.

    By the way, I think I hurt myself rolling around on the floor laughing. Where do I send the doctors bill? ;-)


    <Elian> And I do take a kind of perverse pleasure in having an OO assembly language...