[tz] Anniversary

Arthur David Olson arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 18:37:13 UTC 2021

The inside-baseball coda:

And I heard them exclaim
As they rose out of sight
Merry Christmas to all
Be it POSIX or right.


On Mon, Dec 13, 2021 at 12:14 PM Paul Eggert via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:

> On 12/13/21 08:39, Brian Inglis via tz wrote:
> > suggesting and requesting late anniversary submissions by filkers and
> > literary posters
> Bonus points for "filkers". I'd never heard of filk songs until today.
> As a *terrible* poet (as Moore was) I suppose I'm qualified. Here's a
> first verse; further contributions welcome.
> Twas the month before Christmas, and all through the lab
> Not an RA was shirking, nor having a gab.
> Though stuffing was stored by the turkeys somewhere,
> In hopes that Thanksgiving would be fun to share,
> The PIs were typing away at their desks,
> While visions of funding bucks danced like burlesques,
> And Bob at his Anvil and I at my Sun,
> Had just settled things for a long production run,
> When out on the net there arose such a clatter,
> I sprang from my desk to see what was the matter.
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