Fun With Unix

If you type these in from the csh (c shell): in Unix you really do 
get these responses.

 % make love
 Make: Don't know how to make love. Stop.

 % got a light?
 No match.

 % sleep with me
 bad character

 % man: Why did you get a divorce?
 man:: Too many arguments.

 % make 'heads or tails of all this'
 Make: Don't know how to make heads or tails of all this. Stop.

 % make sense
 Make: Don't know how to make sense. Stop.

 % make mistake
 Make: Don't know how to make mistake. Stop.

 % make
 Make: Don't know how to make Stop.

 % \(-
 (-: Command not found.

 % make light
 Make: Don't know how to make light. Stop.

 % date me

You are not superuser: date not set
 Thu Aug 25 15:52:30 PDT 1988

 % man rear
 No manual entry for rear.

 % If I had a ) for every dollar Clinton spent, what would I have? 
Too many )'s.

 % * How would you describe Clinton
 *: Ambiguous.

 % %Vice-President
 %Vice-President: No such job.

 % ls Meese-Ethics
 Meese-Ethics not found

 % "How would you rate Clinton's senility?
 Unmatched ".

 % [Where is Jimmy Hoffa?
 Missing ]. |

 % ^How did the^sex change operation go?
 Modifier failed.

 % who is my match?
 No match.

 % set i="Democratic_Platform";mkdir ;chmod 000 ;ls 
 Democratic_Platform unreadable

 % awk "Polly, the ship is sinking"
 awk: syntax error near line 1
 awk: bailing out near line

 % 'thou shalt not commit adultery'
 thou shalt not commit adultery: Command not found.

Submitted By: Anonymous
May 4, 1998 13:24

This joke is rated: G