in reply to Perl Contempt in My Workplace
I'd like to say one laughter will bury you but we all know this is not the case, sadly.
> What's the best way to get thicker skin about Perl's unpopularity?
They are fashion victims; without harassing them all, you can show a complaisant superiority, as an old and wise man does looking to youngsters. Ask for real arguments against perl, highlighting that you are all professionists and is really unwise to follow a mundane mood against a technology without real arguments.
Then take your time to demonstrate how much false are these arguments against perl.
Never get upset: always a smile of complaisant understanding.
You are in the frontline of the battlefield where perl can raise or decay.
We are all with you!
Reinvent the wheel, then learn The Wheel; may be one day you reinvent one of THE WHEELS.