Maybe you use a language dialect that the interpreter doesn't understand ;-)
IMHO each part of the (working) code is an instance of specific art - coding styles differ. I think that mine is ugly (becouse it's mine ;->) and the code i can find here is great (in most cases it's much shorter and faster and still does the same thing)...
Heh, I wasn't aware of that. I've heard and repeated that statement for more than twenty years. I guess someone was the first to state it, but I've never heard anyone claim to be the origin of the saying.
Not even 'fortune' has a reference to the originator?