Monthly Archives: March 2009

What is “Hello World”

“Hello world.”

Reportedly first used at Bell Laboratories, this phrase has become the geek equivalent of Lorem ipsum for graphic designers. Need to test that a program that outputs text? Chances are the placeholder text used will be Hello world. Check out this Wikipedia entry for more information.

When you first create a blog on WordPress, a new post called “Hello World” is automatically created. It also generates one comment. You do not have to keep this post or comment; feel free to re-use or delete them.

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Why Poetry?

Poets remember
the words we forget, keeping
their sounds neat and quick.