>From: John Hegarty <jhegarty at snet.wit.ie>
>To: ilug at linux.ie>Subject: Re : [ILUG] INODE Density and plebs.
>Date: Fri, 20 Aug 1999 21:46:08 +0100 (IST)
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>X-BeenThere: ilug at linux.ie>>On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, John McCormac wrote:> > 'pleb accounts'>
> >> Must be politically correct speak for luser accounts ;-)
> >yea, pleb as in plebian, as in member of the council of ancient rome. the
> >members of parliament (todays versions being TDs) were called plebians.
> >Sorta fits eh'? "Pleb for State, Mr. Joe..." has a nice ring..
>>Right idea but you have it the wrong way rounds. Plebs were the lower
>class, who had no rights......i persume you can work that one out..
>John Hegarty , WIT Computer Society
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I didn't see the original of this thread, but the Plebians (Plebs) were the
second-class citizens in Rome, while the Patricians were the upper-class -
read "Coriolanus" by W. Shakespeare.
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