% für C-Shell
$ für Bourne-Shell
IYFP für "Insert You Favourite Politician"

% ar m God
ar: God does not exist

% rm God
rm: God nonexistent

% ar r God
ar: creating God

% cat "food in cans"
cat: can't open food in cans

% nice man woman
No manual entry for woman.

% "How would you rate IYFP's incompetence?
Unmatched ".

% [Where is Godot?
Missing ].

% ^How did the sex change^ operation go?
Modifier failed.

% If I had a ( for every $ IYFP spent, what would I have?
Too many ('s.

% make love
Make: Don't know how to make love. Stop.

% sleep with me
bad character

% got a light?
No match.

% man: why did you get a divorce?
man:: Too many arguments.

% ^What is saccharine?
Bad substitute.

% %blow
%blow: No such job.

% \(-
(-: Command not found.

% sh
$ PATH=pretending! /usr/ucb/which sense
no sense in pretending!

$ drink < bottle; opener
bottle: cannot open
opener: not found

$ mkdir matter; cat > matter
matter: cannot create

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