Brother Railgun of Sweet Reason (sebthecat) wrote in lisp,
Brother Railgun of Sweet Reason

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Flamewar? What flamewar?

Everybody agrees, at least in principle, that the right tool should be used for the job. It just so happens that for many people, their favourite tool is the right one for all jobs.

An old saying about only having a hammer comes to mind.

Given Lisp's famously protean ability to be adapted to the job at hand, even if command-line scripting is a bit awkward, I offer the following answer to Perl's nickname:

Lisp - the Swiss-Army hammer of programming languages!

Warning: tongue may need surgical extraction from cheek after use
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