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by Juerd (Abbot)
on Dec 15, 2001 at 23:44 UTC ( #132236=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Hello, World!

$juerd = Monk->new(
    name      => 'Juerd Waalboer',
    nicknames => [ qw/Juerd Juerdje Whreq/ ],
    age       => 28,  # Please remind me to update this if you're reading this after 2012-06-10 :)
    education => undef,
    homepage  => URI->new(''),
    email     => Mail::Address->new('Juerd', 'juerd' . '@' . ''),
    languages => [ qw/Dutch English Esperanto/ ],


People keep asking me how to pronounce "Juerd". Maybe putting the answer on my home node helps :)
J - like Y in You;
UE - a stretched uu-sound. The uu-sound is not found in english. It is like the german "ü" (as in "über") (note: that's NOT like "ou" in "you"). The "e", if pronounced, sounds like "uh" (like "e" in "the");
R - the R is very short, or not pronounced at all;
D - Like any d or t :).

Geek alert!

Note: Reversing geek codes to sentences is BAD. Look up the letters and count the number of plusses. Don't rely on a parser.
-----BEGIN PERL STYLE GEEK CODE BLOCK----- Version: undef I4t2 Os1 ;0 S,><.><+>**<=><&&><and>++<gt><==> B1 L1 C2 P-1 N>e R2 Vl(en,nl)c1a1p(s-1h0a1)r0d2 Hsw2 sub-main -----END PERL STYLE GEEK CODE BLOCK----- -----BEGIN PERL GEEK CODE BLOCK----- Version: 0.01 P++(+++)$>++++ c- P6 R+++ M++ O+++ MA++ E+++ PU++++ BD C* D++ S+++$ X-(++) WP+++ MO+ PP+++(++++) n! CO+ PO- o+ G+ A OL! Ee--- Ev+++ Eon- uL++ w->? m! osBE+ -----END PERL GEEK CODE BLOCK----- -----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK----- Version: 3.12 GB/CC/IT/O d- s: a22 C+++$ UL++$>+++ P++++$>+++++ L++(+++)$>+++ E--- W+++$ N o? K?- w--->? !O- M-(--) V- PS(+++)(++) PE+ Y+ PGP t+@ 5+@ X+ R(-) tv+ b DI@ D----(+) G++ e-@ h! r-@ !y@ -----END GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
<S‎CRIP‎T type="text/javas‎crip‎t"> </S‎CRIP‎T>

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