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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.