Actually, your 2 examples are misleading. Common Lisp (which is what Graham usually writes about) does have catch and throw. On the other hand, it doesn't have <samp>call-with-current-continuation</samp>; that's Scheme.
Of course, even with Scheme, you wouldn't be using <samp>call/cc</samp> in your code directly; you'd be using the famed macros to have something nicer.
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