= S =
1. To type to a terminal. "To list a directory
verbosely, you have to say ls -l." Tends to imply a
newline-terminated command (a `sentence'). 2. A computer
may also be said to `say' things to you, even if it doesn't have
a speech synthesizer, by displaying them on a terminal in response
to your commands. Hackers find it odd that this usage confuses
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.