[texhax] Please don't feed the birds

Philip TAYLOR Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org
Thu Mar 27 07:46:00 CET 2008

Is the sign intended to help the birds,
or help the restaurant owners and customers ?
I would far prefer to dine at a restaurant
where feeding the birds (with appropriate food)
is encouraged.

** Phil.
Sam Rhoads wrote:
> At a local restaurant this morning I saw a sign that said "Please 
> don't feed the birds."  That request was then repeated in about 
> seven different languages.
> It occurs to me that with help from the TeX community, I can do
> much better than that.
> Please send me (at sam at tug.org or sam at perseus.hcc.hawaii.edu) the TeX
> (LaTeX) code that would print "Please don't feed the birds" in whatever
> language(s) you can.  I'd like to create a sign containing that request
> in as many languages as possible.  It seems to me that the result
> should be attractive.  Please include whatever other code that I will
> need to create the document.  Also, please make it clear, in English,
> what language (and dialect?) is being used; I surely will not know in
> many instances.
> I will, of course, send you the result if you so request.
> Thanks,
> Sam.
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