...and nowadays there's usually the shorter way of writing "examine", since one does it so often - it's "x"
I would also advise you to download Hugo or Tads, Sylpher. Tads gone HTML you can make such a stone-tablet background, and Hugo plays sounds, music and even has avi-support.
But these are just trinkets. What you get, and this is important, is a HUGE parser, ready functions for containers, openable objects, characters, capacity of containers, even telephone calls and weather (advanced users add to the functions library on-line).