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Some people have told me they don't think a fat penguin really embodies the grace of Linux, which just tells me they have never seen a angry penguin charging at them in excess of 100mph. They'd be a lot more careful about what they say if they had.
-- Linus Torvalds
I am going to go to the zoo tomorrow. I know. I know. You do not think that the zoo has anything at all to do with Linux. Why bring it up? I think that I am becoming a Linux addict! They have penguins at the zoo! I checked on the web! Mom and dad are taking me to the zoo because they think that I will go to biology school if I go to the zoo and see all the cool animals. At first I was so mad at them. I went to web and found out they have penguins. Now I want so badly to go to zoo and see penguins! I have no camera so I can not post a picture of the penguins. I think that mom and dad will get me a camera. Then I can post.
I still do not understand some things about why a penguin is a mascot. I know. I know. You think that I read it on the weg at www.linux.org. I read the web about the penguin contest. I just do not understand it. See this:
"Now, with penguins, (cuddly such), "contented" means it has either just gotten laid, or it's stuffed on herring. Take it from me, I'm an expert on penguins, those are really the only two options."
1) What does "laid" penguin mean? I do not get it.
2) I had herring when mom and dad had a party for last summer. It tastes terrible. I did not like it. Why does penguin eating herring make it win the contest for mascot? I do not get it.