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Re: 99 bottles of beer on the wall

From:
fun_with_perl
Date:
May 25, 2003 05:24
Subject:
Re: 99 bottles of beer on the wall
Message ID:
baqckp$1io$2@post.home.lunix
In article <baqcdl$1io$1@quasar.home.lunix>,
	ton@quasar.home.lunix (Ton Hospel) writes:
> In article <20030525050307.GB4855@linguist.thayer.dartmouth.edu>,
> 	Ronald J Kimball <rjk@linguist.Thayer.dartmouth.edu> writes:
>> On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 02:57:48PM +1000, Andrew Savige wrote:
>>> As you might expect, I cannot resist re-opening this golf game,
>>> after a half-time break of four and a half years:
>> 
>> Then please consider my more recent version...  :)
>> 
>> $n=pop||99;sub b{"$n bottle@{[$n!=1&&s=>]} of beer"}print$b=b,$w=' on the wall',
>> ",\n$b,\nTake one down, pass it around,\n",b($n--),"$w.\n"while$n
>> 
>> Ronald
> 
> sub b{"$n bottle"."s"x!!-~$n." of beer"}
oops, should be sub b{"$n bottle"."s"x!! ~-$n." of beer"} of course, and
that doesn't gain anymore :-(



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