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The Pirates of Penguinance, and Neskimo Kisses

The Pirates of Penguinance
04 Jun 2003 by Rick Moen and Karsten Self
to the tune of "I Am The Very Model of A Modern Major-General" (from Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance)
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<a href="http://twiki.iwethey.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/PiratesOfPenguinance"><b><i>The Pirates of Penguinance</i></b></a>
04 Jun 2003 by Rick Moen and Karsten Self
to the tune of <a href="http://www.guntheranderson.com/v/data/iamtheve.htm">"I Am The Very Model of A Modern Major-General"</a> (from Gilbert and Sullivan's <a href="http://www.imagi-nation.com/moonstruck/albm66.html"><i>The Pirates of Penzance</i></a>)
[<a href="<a href="http://news.com.com/2104-1016-5047571.html">References at <i>C|Net News</i></a> || <a href="http://zdnet.com.com/2251-1110-1001807.html"><i>ZDNet</i> columns: news and editorials</a> || <a href="http://lwn.net"><i>Linux Weekly News (LWN)</i> coverage</a>]

<i>I am the very model of an <a href="http://www.sco.com">SCO</a> executive.
<a href="http://news.com.com/2100-1016-991922.html">Our market share is miniscule</a>; <a href="http://www.computerweekly.com/Article122165.htm">our losses are consecutive</a>.
But from <a href="http://mailman.plug.org/pipermail/pluglist/2003-June/002622.html">our labs deep in U-T</a>, you very soon will surely see
The <a href="http://www.sco.com/ibmlawsuit/">ultimate</a>, the <a href="http://news.com.com/2100-1016_3-1011263.html">pinnacle</a>, in high-technolo-<a href="http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=barratry">barratry</a>.
<a href="http://www.gnu.org/gnu/manifesto.html">"Live free or die" philosophies</a> are very well, but still, you see:
<a href="http://www.sco.com/scosource/gartner_warning.html">Our contracts and our trade secrets</a> <a href="http://www.sco.com/scosource/">make Unix seem our property</a>.
<a href="http://techupdate.zdnet.com/techupdate/stories/main/0,14179,2914364,00.html">Never mind what we really own</a> (<a href="http://news.com.com/2100-1016-5047571.html">a question not rhetorical</a>):
We have <a href="http://ir.sco.com/ReleaseDetail.cfm?ReleaseID=103273">thirty thousand contracts</a>, though <a href="http://www.sco.com/scosource/ExhibitA.qxd.pdf">most are quite historical</a>.</i>

<a href="http://www.practical-tech.com/business/b08022000.htm">Acquisition history of <b>S</b>anta <b>C</b>ruz <b>O</b>perations (SCO), a subsidiary of Caldera</a>


It occurs to me that this picture depicts what could be classified as an Eskimo kiss:
<img src="http://www.kddresearch.org/TEUNC/Banazir/Misc/eskimo-kiss.jpg" alt="[ Eowyn and Faramir ]">
(Watercolor painting by the amazzling Anke-Katrin Eiszmann, copied from <a href="http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/loth/a/n/anke/eowyn_and_faramir_elf.jpg.html">Elfwood</a>)

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