Yes, but I really enjoyed that type of funning in a very short story about a starship torn apart by tidal forces around a neutron star and he goes on to describe how one of the few barely identifiable pieces must have been a wrench from the engineer's toolbox - indeed it was a star-mangled spanner.
Not a huge fan but, twenty-five years on and it still makes me smile.
perl -e 'print qq(Just another Perl Hacker\n)' # where's the irony switch?
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