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Meaning of YU-SHIANG WHOLE FISH

 
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/yoo-shyang hohl fish/ An obsolete name for the Greek character gamma (extended sail ascii code 9, Unicode glyph 0x0263) which with a loop in its tail looks like a little fish swimming down the page. The term is actually the name of a Chinese dish in which a fish is cooked whole (not parsed) and covered with Yu-Shiang (or Yu-Hsiang) sauce. Used primarily by people on the mit lisp machine, which could display this character on the screen. Tends to elicit incredulity from people who hear about it second-hand.

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