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Re: (lambda (hobo) ... off-topic)
At 12:54 PM -0400 8/27/03, Geoffrey Knauth wrote:
>I see the lambda symbol everywhere and take it for granted it's the
>calling card of functional programming friends.
>At the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay, I was surprised to see
>a lambda sign on a boxcar, and to learn that it, or more accurately,
>an upside-down y, was in the Great Depression a hobo sign meaning,
>"not only will the authorities lock you up here, but the local
>people are unfriendly too."
I've always thought that FP conferences should exclusively
be held at Marriott hotels, whose initial M looks like a
pair of lambdas to me.