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Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

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@Clive Galway

Could be worse. Imaging what could go wrong if a language allowed:

⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵if (is_elephant(animal))

⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵if (is_white(animal))

⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵white_elephant(animal);

⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵else

⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵⎵not_elephant(animal);

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