[CentOS] who's in charge of the fortune d/b?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Mon Nov 26 19:12:08 UTC 2012


fred smith wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 01:11:22PM -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> I haven't found who does it for RHEL/CentOS yet, and there's a wrong
>> attribution....
>> --------------------- Fortune Begin ------------------------
>>
>>  I'm N-ary the tree, I am,
>>  N-ary the tree, I am, I am.
>>  I'm getting traversed by the parser next door,
>>  She's traversed me seven times before.
>>  And ev'ry time it was an N-ary (N-ary!)
>>  Never wouldn't ever do a binary. (No sir!)
>>  I'm 'er eighth tree that was N-ary.
>>  N-ary the tree I am, I am,
>>  N-ary the tree I am.
>>  		-- Stolen from Paul Revere and the Raiders
>>
>> Hermans' Hermits. Paul Revere and the Raiders never did it....
>
> I'm not familiar with a song with those lyrics, but Herman's Hermits
> did "I'm Henry the Eighth, I am..." in a serious Cockney accent.
>
> Is that what you're thinking of?

Of course - the "stolen from..." indicates it's been folk-processed....

       mark "with a wrong attribution"



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