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  Most things behave the same way.
Ha ha. You jest.

  bbot@bbot:~/foo$ ls
  bbot@bbot:~/foo$ ls bar
  bbot@bbot:~/foo$ mv bar baz
  bbot@bbot:~/foo$ ls
  bbot@bbot:~/foo$ cp baz bar
  cp: omitting directory `baz'
  bbot@bbot:~/foo$ ls
There are hundreds of things like this. dd's hilarious syntax. The spotty usage of --help. Inconsistent behavior when you invoke a command with no arguments. The dazzling array of contradictory option flags for ls. Everything about vi. Etc etc etc.

He said "Unix", not "Linux".

I'm confused. Which of these don't apply?

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