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SubjectRe: make mrproper
From John Levon on Wednesday, 24 January, 2001:
>Idle curiosity, but what does the "mr" in make mrproper
>stand for ?

My guess is that it is a joke. 'Meister Proper' is the German
Mister Clean (the big, bald guy on the same-name cleaning
agent bottle). I'm not sure of the spelling, though. It's been
a while since I've seen the commercials.
I dunno if it's Finnish, though. Never been there. Maybe it was
put in by a German developer. Maybe not. It was there when
I started.


"I felt a great disturbance in the force. As if a significant plot
line suddenly cried out in terror... and was suddenly silenced."
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