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Speaking in Tongues

by Vynce (Friar)
on May 23, 2001 at 14:29 UTC ( #82507=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: I've had my current job for
in thread I've had my current job for

well, actually, it isn't all english. i mean, the ones you cite are all derived from english, at least, but "grep" certainly isn't, and i don't think "polymorphism" is used to mean anything really recognizable as what we use it to mean.
programmers just make more sense to each other than we do to "people". but i digress, i'm sure. probably comes from being unemployed so long.

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Re: Speaking in Tongues
by myocom (Deacon) on May 25, 2001 at 04:53 UTC

    Actually, 'grep' is, in fact, derived from English: "Globally search for the Regular Expression and Print".

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