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Now You Know How He Knows What He Knew

A long time ago in a POSIX compliant OS far, far away there lived a man and this man was widely regarded for his knowledge. Never, did this man find himself without apropos info . Whether the question was about mounts or how to write a script this man had the answer. That is until one day when this man needed info apropos to the creation of an instance. What should he do?

Having worked previously with command line programs he quickly started jamming keys and pulling his hair. Frustated with the way things worked in his new world he set out to find someone, something, somewhere, where he could go and ask "how do I create an instance, or more specifically how do I ask how do I create an instance?" As he sat there randomly pressing keys trying to remember what he had once read about monkeys and typewriters the following sequence appeared on his screen:

root: /usr/opt/> How can my Muse want subject to invent,
command: How: not found

root: /usr/opt/> While thou dost breathe, that pour'st into my verse
command: thou: not found

root: /usr/opt/> Thine own sweet argument, too excellent
command: Thine: not found

root: /usr/opt/> For every vulgar paper to rehearse?
command: every: not found

root: /usr/opt/> O, give thyself the thanks, if aught in me
command: O: not found

root: /usr/opt/> Worthy perusal stand against thy sight;
command: Worthy: not found

root: /usr/opt/> For who's so dumb that cannot write to thee,
command: who's: not found

root: /usr/opt/> When thou thyself dost give invention light?
command: When: not found

root: /usr/opt/> Be thou the tenth Muse, ten times more in worth
command: Be: not found

root: /usr/opt/> Than those old nine which rhymers invocate;
command: Than: not found

root: /usr/opt/> And he that calls on thee, let him bring forth
command: he: not found

root: /usr/opt/> Eternal numbers to outlive long date.
command: Eternal: not found

root: /usr/opt/> If my slight Muse do please these curious days,
command: my: not found

root: /usr/opt/> The pain be mine, but thine shall be the praise.
command: The: not found

root: /usr/opt/>

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