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From the FreeBSD fortunes files

THE LESSER-KNOWN PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES #13 -- SLOBOL

	SLOBOL is best known for the speed, or lack of it, of its compiler.
Although many compilers allow you to take a coffee break while they compile,
SLOBOL compilers allow you to travel to Bolivia to pick the beans.  Forty-
three programmers are known to have died of boredom sitting at their terminals
while waiting for a SLOBOL program to compile.  Weary SLOBOL programmers
often turn to a related (but infinitely faster) language, COCAINE.

Percentage of 2010 completed (UTC): 14.72604%

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Seconds of 2010 completed: 4644005/31536000

Minutes of 2010 completed: 77400/525600

Hours of 2010 completed: 1290/8760

Weather

LINCOLN, NE: 21°F, Cloudy

CHICAGO, IL: 32°F, Light Snow

DUNELLEN, NJ: 36°F, Rain

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX: 46°F, Cloudy

MINNEAPOLIS, MN: 20°F, Cloudy

Top Stories

  1. Toyota apologizes for handling of safety issues (AP)
  2. Consumer confidence falls sharply (AP)
  3. NATO commander makes televised apology to Afghans (AP)
  4. Hoyer: Hopeful, not certain, on Obama health plan (AP)
  5. APNewsBreak: Iran nuclear offer falls short (AP)
  6. NYC bomb plotter plea deal might help broaden case (AP)
  7. Official: Turkish miners trapped in mine collapse (AP)
  8. Files show Ala. suspect's husband wanted revenge (AP)
  9. Bristol Palin to guest star on 'American Teenager' (AP)
  10. Report: Tiger Woods apologizes to school parents (AP)
  11. U.S. Afghan death toll hits 1,000 (Reuters)
  12. Toyota vows shake-up, lawmakers seek more reform (Reuters)
  13. Military brass doubts repeal of limits on gays (Reuters)
  14. Nearly 20 percent of U.S. workers underemployed (Reuters)
  15. Wall Street bonuses jumped 17 percent last year (Reuters)
  16. U.S. raps Europe for underfunding defense (Reuters)
  17. Iran says any atomic fuel swap must be on its soil (Reuters)
  18. Flu experts assess whether H1N1 pandemic peaked (Reuters)
  19. Khartoum, Darfur rebels to sign ceasefire accord (AFP)
  20. Afghan bomb blast kills 8 as US loses 1,000th soldier (AFP)

Word of the day

fructuous: fruitful; productive.

LAB members of the day

  • Mozella Nedved, 87, beyond
  • Paz Olsten, 65, Lincoln
  • Kimi Stcyr, 49, Lincoln
  • Rolando Shelsy, 30, Lincoln
  • Leeanne Auyer, 48, beyond

Wikipedia statistics

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Registered users: 11,737,197

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