English text variants MOTD


Calls `fortune` and prints it as is, in Jive and Valspeak.


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English text

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stay there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one any more. -- Mark Twain

English variant — jive

We should be careful t'get out uh an 'espuh'ience only de wisdom dat is in it - and stay dere, lest we be likes de cat dat sits waaay down on some hot stove-lid. She gots'ta neva' sit waaay down on some hot stove-lid again - and dat is sheeit; but also she gots'ta neva' sit waaay down on some cold one any mo'e. What it is, Mama! -- Amos Twain

English variant — valspeak

Us guys should be careful to get out of an experience only thuh wisdom that is in it - and stay there, like, lest we be like thuh cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid. That fox will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one any more. -- Mark Twain