netbuzz writes "Whether you prefer to call it “the duct tape of the Internet,” “the Swiss Army chainsaw,” or just its given name, the Perl programming language turns 25 today. Perl 1.0 was released by its creator Larry Wall on Dec. 18, 1987." Link to Original Source
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because
people refuse to see it.
-- James Michener, "Space"