[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Mar 15 21:24:31 EDT 2007


On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Don R. Baker wrote:

> I apologize for flooding the list by a gross error must be noted:
>
> Part of Canada is SOUTH of Detroit.

Mental dyslexia.  That is what I actually meant to say.  a) A trivial
pursuit question; b) my wife is from detroit.

Brain fart.

    rgb

>
>
> Thanks for your patience.
>
>
> Don
>
>
> On Thu, 2007-15-03 at 12:02 -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Greg Lindahl wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 07:39:03PM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:
>>>
>>>>> When curmudgeonly addressing everyone, you want the super-plural,
>>>>> "all y'all".
>>>>
>>>> I thought it was "all yunz" - curmudgeons don't alliterate ;)
>>>
>>> Robert is in the South, "all youse guys" is a Northeast super-plural.
>>
>> Robert is even from the south -- born a mere 20 miles from where I sit.
>> The fact that my parents are midwestern, we moved to upstate NY when I
>> was 9 weeks old, and I lived in India and Northern Virginia (which
>> doesn't really qualify for "the South" any more) before returning to my
>> native home means that my base accent is nearly perfect middle american
>> english, but hey, 34 years in Durham and I can speak southern right
>> fine.
>>
>> And Greg is quite right -- to be properly curmudgeonish I prob'ly should
>> of used all y'all, y'all.  Note how that one was sheepish, not
>> curmudgeonoid.
>>
>> So what would be the appropriate forms for addressing a large group in
>> CA?  My knowledge of canadenglish is limited to experiences in the
>> immediate Detroit area (due south of Canada, as it were) and the movie
>> Strange Brew, eh, beauty?
>>
>>     rgb
>>
>>>
>>> -- greg, raised by Yankees in South Carolina
>>>
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