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Re: McGuffey Readers now available in Tatari Faran!

From:Kinetic <kinetic_wab@...>
Date:Sunday, March 13, 2005, 15:37
Sally Caves wrote:

> :) It's a joke, you sill^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^HDavid! ;) Teoh started it. > Remember the old control H in I think it was UNIX? The number of ^Hs
> the number of characters he's backed up over to "erase" the original > wording. "Attention Deficit" rather than "Immune Deficiency." After > laughing uproariously, I had to copy him, of course. :) Sorry, it was > funnier unexplained!
Yeah, though I have noticed on this list that the number of "^H"s doesn't always correspond to the appropriate number of characters to delete! There is of course also "^W", which deletes the entire word, in case you're a lazy basta^W^W^Wtoo busy to type all the individual deletes. :-) IB.