Bug 204412 - fortune limericks should have '-o' suffix
Summary: fortune limericks should have '-o' suffix
Status: Closed Overcome By Events
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: bin (show other bugs)
Version: 10.2-STABLE
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: freebsd-bugs (Nobody)
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Reported: 2015-11-10 00:56 UTC by Duane
Modified: 2017-12-29 23:43 UTC (History)
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Description Duane 2015-11-10 00:56:10 UTC
The limericks files associated with the fortune program do not have the '-o' suffix despite being much more offensive that the fortunes that are currently flagged as offensive.

This isn't a problem if you call `fortune` with no arguments, as it only uses the primary file in that case, but if you call `fortune all` without the `-o` or `-a` switch it will display the limericks which are quite crude and offensive.  There are for example at least 57 occurrences of the word 'cunt' in `limerick` and 3 more in `gerrold.limerick`.  There are 88/1 occurrences of the work 'fuck' respectively.

When you add the words pussy, dick, prick, screw, ass, whang, sodomy, cock, and semen then there are at least 172/14 additional occurrences respectively.

By comparison, the offensive fortunes in 'murphy-o' include things as innocuous as "Never sleep with anyone crazier than yourself".
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-29 23:43:35 UTC
All non-tip fortunes were removed from base.