the first rule of Perl club (was Re: Better Perl)

David Cantrell david at
Mon Apr 7 21:46:51 BST 2008

On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 08:20:11PM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 08:00:00PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> > You have come very close to transgressing the secret rules of this list.
> Rules, plural? I was only aware of one.
> I suspect that you're going to tell me that the second rule is "buy gellyfish
> beer". And Dave will counter-claim that it's "buy DrHyde beer" (as well as
> noting that he has two hands. I've not yet tested what happens if one buys
> him a third glass to hold)

Oh dear, do I have to run a tutorial on How To Hold Glasses Of Beer at
the next LPW?

FWIW, holding three or even four glasses at once isn't too difficult,
but *drinking* from them is ... messy.

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