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I notice that every time my 2 year old niece hears a new word she will laugh a bit and then repeat it in context. She seems to find new words funny. As we learn more and more presumably we need ever more sophisticated constructs to make us laugh. It made me think that humans perhaps evolved a sense of humour as a result of the advantage offered by sophisticated language. If my theory is correct, the people here that are best at Perl must be the most difficult to humour with Perl. Do the best of you still find anything about Perl funny?

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