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@klaatu I was lisenting to , (don't recall witch one) and had a comment about the ^H tale you were telling. It was additionally used as a sarcastic/funny commentary, based on "accidentally" using it on systems like usenet/fidonet back in the day. For example: Bad actions by "MicroS^H^H^H^H^H^HAn unnamed Seattle software company cannot be excused." Used to falsely erase the real thought, and replace it with something more palatable, but exposing it by "mistakenly" deleting it.

@murph oh man, yeah that was a good one! I'll have to remember to mention it on the next episode, because that's some obscure hacker culture worth remembering

@klaatu Glad to bring it to your attention. I'm not caught up, so I didn't know if you already covered it.

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