FORTUNE(1)                                             FORTUNE(1)

     NAME
          fortune - sample lines from a file

     SYNOPSIS
          fortune [ file ]

     DESCRIPTION
          Fortune prints a one-line aphorism chosen at random.  If a
          file is specified, the saying is taken from that file; oth-
          erwise it is selected from /lib/games/fortunes.

     FILES
          /lib/games/fortunes
          /lib/games/fortunes.index   fast lookup table, maintained
          automatically

     SOURCE
          /appl/cmd/fortune.b