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Re^2: Of the following Wizardly beings, which is most likely to be a regular Perl user?

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on Jun 19, 2008 at 16:16 UTC ( #692955=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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Re^3: Of the following Wizardly beings, which is most likely to be a regular Perl user?
by Erez (Curate) on Jun 20, 2008 at 12:24 UTC

    Because both SHAZAM (Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles, and Mercury) and AWK (Aho ,Weinberger, Kernighan) are acronyms of names!. Hahaha. Ha.

    Stop saying 'script'. Stop saying 'line-noise'.
    We have nothing to lose but our metaphors.

      <Geek alert>

      You're partially correct. The word given by the Wizard Shazam to Billy Batson was the acronym SHAZAM. The name and the acronym are two different things.

      </Geek alert>

      On the other hand, you get major kudos from me for remembering the gods that make up the acronym.

      Now, for a follow-up, shall we recite the Green Lantern oath together?

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