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CHAT: phagocyt(at)e/phage (wasRe: Gaelic Thingie)

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 9, 2002, 19:30
In a message dated 07/08/2002 07.58.20 PM, John Cowan quotes & writes:

>Thomas Leigh scripsit: > >> I have no idea what "phagocytate" means, but wow, what a great word! >;-) > >A phagocyte is a virus that infests bacteria; it moves in, subverts the >bacterial reproduction machinery to make more viruses instead, and >eventually bursts the bacterium and releases zillions of viruses >on an unsuspecting world.
EEK!!! ::covers lil beady, gremlin-like eyes and moans and whimpers:: Now I am gonna have frikkin' bad-ass nightmares... It's bad enough that the mass majority of my housemates here at "Spaz-za Haus" have little-to-no concept of hygiene - personal, culinary, etc.. ::muttering and mumbling to self about the dead skin particles, hair, snot and The Other Gross Bodily Goo That Shall Remain Unnamed that accumulates in showers in an all-male household:: Mr. Cowan, you write too damn bloody well sometimes... it's almost inhuman ;) Hanuman Zhang -------------- --- -- -- - - - - - - - - - - "There is no total revolution, there is only _perpetual_ Revolution, real life, like love, dazzling at every moment." --- Paul Eluard "Beauty shall be convulsive or it will not be...Convulsive beauty shall be erotic-veiled, explosive-fixed, magical-circumstantial, or not be." --- André Breton :=:=:=:=:=:=:=:=:=:=:=:=: THE HACKER ETHIC: Access to computers--and anything which might teach you something about the way the world works--should be unlimited and total. Always yield to the Hands-On Imperative! All information should be free. Mistrust Authority--Promote Decentralization. Hackers should be judged by their hacking, not bogus criteria such as degrees, age, race, or position. You can create art and beauty on a computer. Computers can change your life for the better. --from HACKERS by Steven Levy