in reply to If programming languages were movie genres, Perl would be:

Thriller: Perl is a very dense language as dense of events a thriller has to be. Perl is so concise to be similar to a short thriller movie, worth the Oscar in its category ;)

In my bibliotheca I maintain a section dedicated to fun, which contains:

just for fun (please do not feel offended, humor is humor..): if programming laguages were religions or cars other cars or car pictures or women or boats or drinks or bands or philosophers or natural language?


There are no rules, there are no thumbs..
Reinvent the wheel, then learn The Wheel; may be one day you reinvent one of THE WHEELS.