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NAME

fortune − sample lines from a file

SYNOPSIS

fortune [ file ]

DESCRIPTION

Fortune prints a one-line aphorism chosen at random. If a file is specified, the saying is taken from that file; otherwise it is selected from /lib/fortunes.

FILES

/lib/fortunes
/lib/fortunes.index   
fast lookup table, maintained automatically

SOURCE

/src/cmd/fortune.c

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