On 2018-02-09 at 16:50, rhkra...@gmail.com wrote: > On Friday, February 09, 2018 01:04:49 PM The Wanderer wrote: > >> On 2018-02-09 at 12:49, rhkra...@gmail.com wrote: > >>> There once was a hacker from Bali >>> Who did her forensics on Kali >>> One day to be rude >>> She posed in the nude >>> Got fingered by Tom, Dick, and Sally. >> >> The meter and scansion of that are better, but the first syllable of the >> rhyming word isn't consistent. >> >> The "a" in at least one (and I think both) of "Bali" and "Kali" matches >> one in "call", "fall", "mall", or "wall", or the "o" in "doll"; by >> contrast, the "a" in "Sally" matches the one in "pal", "Hal", or >> "shall". > > Interesting, I guess it depends how you pronounce things. I would pronounce > Bali as in Bali Hai (sp?) from an old show or movie or something, where Bali > is like B(Hal) Lee. Is there an official pronunciation of Bali and Kali as > in > the distros?
I don't know about the distros, but Bali is the name of a place (and I'm relatively sure I've heard it pronounced that way), and Kali is the name of a Hindu goddess (and I'm even more certain it's pronounced that way). -- The Wanderer The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. -- George Bernard Shaw
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