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Re: misc/53432: "cactus" is not in /usr/share/dict/words
The following reply was made to PR misc/53432; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Steffen Nurpmeso <steffen%sdaoden.eu@localhost>
Subject: Re: misc/53432: "cactus" is not in /usr/share/dict/words
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:20:57 +0200
David Holland wrote in <20180715064000.EDCC17A175%mollari.NetBSD.org@localhost>:
|From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
|Subject: Re: misc/53432: "cactus" is not in /usr/share/dict/words
|Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2018 06:38:35 +0000
| On Sun, Jul 08, 2018 at 05:10:01AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
|>| "cactus" is not in /usr/share/dict/words. It only has "cacti".
|> cactus might not be but Cactus is.
| It appears that's there because it used to be a genus name, which has
| apparently since been subdivided.
| Wikipedia shows enough things named Cactus to leave it, though, so
| I'll just add a lowercase version.
| (software using the file should not be implicitly lowercasing words,
| so both should be present when appropriate)
There is also David Bowie:
by your window
Will all the cacti
find a home?
|Der Kragenbaer, The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)
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