An old email fwd: that used to run around the Internet:
OS/2 Chicken: It crossed the road in style years ago, but it was so quiet that
Win 95 Chicken: You see different colored feathers while it crosses, but
cook it and it still tastes like .chicken.
Microsoft Chicken (TM): It's already on both sides of the road. And it just
bought the road.
OOP Chicken: It doesn't need to cross the road, it just sends a message.
Assembler Chicken: First it builds the road ...
C Chicken: It crosses the road without looking both ways.
C++ Chicken: The chicken wouldn't have to cross the road, you'd simply
refer to him on the other side.
VB Chicken: USHighways!TheRoad.cross (aChicken)
Delphi Chicken: The chicken is dragged across the road and dropped on the
Java Chicken: If your road needs to be crossed by a chicken, the server
will download one to the other side. (Of course, those are chicklets)
Web Chicken: Jumps out onto the road, turns right, and just keeps on
Gopher Chicken: Tried to run, but got flattened by the Web chicken.
Newton Chicken: Can't cluck, can't fly, and can't lay eggs, but you can
carry it across the road in your pocket !
Cray/SGI Chicken: Crosses faster than any other chicken, but if you don't
dip it in liquid nitrogen first, it arrives on the other side fully cooked.
Quantum Logic Chicken: The chicken is distributed probabalistically on all
sides of the road until you observe it on the side of your course.
Lotus Chicken: Don't you *dare* try to cross the road the same way we do !
Mac Chicken: No reasonable chicken owner would want a chicken to cross the
road, so there's no way to tell it to.
IF NO-MORE-VEHICLES THEN
VARYING STEPS FROM 1 BY 1 UNTIL ON-THE-OTHER-SIDE
GO TO 0001-CHICKEN-CROSSING
BeOS Chicken: Multiple chickens can cross faster than a single chicken can
from another coop. (Except the Cray/SGI chicken, of course;-)...)
Mac OS X Chicken: Keeps trying to cross the road, but continues to run back
to the original side. Maybe it will cross sometime next year.
Linux Chicken: Checks the schematics of the highway before crossing the