English text variants MOTD


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


Tools — Small utilities, gadgets & scripts to perform daily tasks.

English text

[War] is instinctive. But the instinct can be fought. We're human beings with the blood of a million savage years on our hands! But we can stop it. We can admit that we're killers ... but we're not going to kill today. That's all it takes! Knowing that we're not going to kill today! -- Kirk, "A Taste of Armageddon", stardate 3193.0

English variant — jive

[War] be instinctive. What it is, Mama! But da damn instinct kin be fought. We're human bein's wid de blood uh a million savage years on our hands. Right On! But we can stop it. We kin admit dat we're killers ... but we're not goin' to kill today. Slap mah fro! Dat's all it snatch'd. Right On! Knowin' dat we're not goin' to kill today. Right On! -- Kirk, "A Taste uh Armageddon", stardate 3193.0

English variant — valspeak

[War] is instinctive. Man, the instinct can be fought. We're human bein's with thuh blood of a million savage years on our hands! Gag me with a pitchfork! Man, we can stop it. Us guys can admit that we're killers ... but we're not goin' to kill today. That's all it takes! Gag me with a SPOOOOON! Knowin' that we're not goin' to kill today! Gag me with a pitchfork! -- Kirk, fer shure, "A Taste of Armageddon", like, stardate 3193.0