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.TH talkfilters 6 "8 Dec 2003" "Version 2.3"
b1ff, brooklyn, chef, cockney, drawl, fudd, funetak, jethro, jive, kraut,
pansy, pirate, postmodern, redneck, valspeak, warez
\- GNU talk filters
\fIfilter\fP [\fB--version --help\fP]
The GNU Talkfilters are filter programs that convert ordinary English
text into text that mimics a stereotyped or otherwise humorous
dialect. Each program reads from standard input and writes to standard
Since the filters do word and substring substitution on the text they
process, any word-wrap formatting of the original text will not be
preserved. Use the \fBwrap\fP filter to word-wrap the output of a talk
.B austro
Austrian accent (Ahhhnold)
.B b1ff
B1FF of USENET yore
.B brooklyn
Brooklyn accent
.B chef
Swedish Chef (from The Muppet Show)
.B cockney
Londoner accent
.B drawl
Southern drawl
.B dubya
George "Dubya" Bush
.B fudd
Elmer Fudd (from the Looney Tunes cartoons)
.B funetak
Thick Asian accent
.B jethro
Jethro from The Beverly Hillbillies
.B jive
1970s Jive
.B kraut
German accent
.B pansy
Effeminate male
.B pirate
Pirate talk
.B postmodern
Postmodernist talk ("Feminazi")
.B redneck
Country redneck
.B valspeak
Valley talk
.B warez
H4x0r code
.BR wrap (1),
.BR less (1)
Edward Betts, Clement Cole, John Hagerman, Brand Hilton, Adam Hudd,
Ian Johnston, Daniel V. Klein, Mark Lindner, Stephen K. Mulrine, Duane
Paulson, Samuel Stoddard, Matt Welsh, David Whitten, et al.