I count it as a blessing that only a very select few people still remember who I was
. Nevertheless, I know I'm in good hands when someone, upon interviewing me for a unix
-related position, exclaims
Hey! Wait a minute... you're not the Daniel Drucker!?
All publicity is good publicity, it seems.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (James A. Cherry)
Subject: What does "xyzzy" mean to you? (was: apology)
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1993 21:23:35 GMT
In email@example.com (Michael A. Petonic) writes:
> The last time that I heard the word "XYZZY",
> I was teleported.
To the land of 14-year-old UNIX wizards, no doubt,
where the supreme ruler is Daniel Drucker. Speaking
of which, here are...
...THE TOP TEN ANAGRAMS OF "Daniel Drucker":
10. Dicked Earl? Run!
9. A dried clunker
8. Red deck urinal
7. Dear Uncle Dirk
6. Unclear kidder
5. Rekindled a cur
4. A kindred ulcer
3. Naked cur idler
2. Lurid, cankered
AND THE NUMBER ONE ANAGRAM OF "Daniel Drucker" IS:
1. Dick launderer
I think I'll email Danny-boy at firstname.lastname@example.org
and suggest that he add these to his already long .plan file.
James A. Cherry "Deal with it, pal!"
If your curiosity overwhelms you, do a Google search for net.legends xyzzy and scroll down to my entry (Daniel Drucker).
Please note that my GNU email address has been invalid since 1997.