Long time since we had a fun entry, and some of these made me grin. (The most recent addition to the page is the closest to what I'd call a joke).
When thinking of programming langugaes we usually restrict ourselves to thinking about how they are used to describe computation, and forget that like natural languages they can be used to produce puns, word games etc. Some even create poetry and plays in their programming language of choice...
Sociolinguistics studies the variety of social functions of language.
Posted to fun by Ehud Lamm on 9/2/01; 1:16:47 PM