Unix Beards

Richard Esplin richard-lists at esplins.org
Mon Jul 14 12:33:36 MDT 2014

True Unix hackers know how to overcome the limits of measly genetics.


Now, put the Internet back up in Big Ben where it belongs!


On Monday, July 07, 2014 17:25:39 Daniel C. wrote:
> Dear Elders of the Internet,
> It is my dream in life to one day be a Unix Guru.  I have been working very
> hard on this dream job by locking myself in the basement with technical
> manuals and Red Bull, and refusing to have a single razor in the house.
>  I've been at it for six months now and I can perform any of several tasks
> with my eyes closed, but my beard (while quite thick and curly) is still
> only a modest 2.75 inches long.  It has remained at this length for the
> past month and a half.
> At this point I am beginning to fear that I will never have a true Unix
> Beard.  May I still submit my application for Unix Guru, or will I forever
> be cursed to live as a low-level functionary?
> Sincerely,
> Daniel

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