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[OT] Dutch Reach [was Re: Where has the practice of sending screen shots as source code come from?]


On 2018-01-30 15:39, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 05:48:15 -0800, Rustom Mody wrote:
> 
> [...]
>>> Ah, yes, the Dutch Reach. That would be like the French Pox (which
>>> isn't French), the Spanish Flu (that didn't start in Spain), the
>>> Jerusalem artichoke (which is neither an artichoke nor from Jerusalem),
>>> and the turkey (the bird, which has nothing to do with Turkey, the
>>> country).
>>> 
>>> This technique is neither taught nor commonly used used by the Dutch:
>>> apparently some Americans decided that because the Netherlands has a
>>> lot of cyclists, they'll say its Dutch.
>> 
>> reference please
> 
> The onus should be on those who claim that the technique actually is used
> by the Dutch. Anecdotally, the Dutch people I've spoken to on the
> Internet had no idea that this technique even existed.
> 
Do we know of anyone who's Dutch and frequents a Python newsgroup? :-)

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