The Perl Song

by Jason McIntosh

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I managed to stumble across The Perl Song that some local friends wrote a while ago, aping an old Beastie Boys number.

In part:

Back in the DAY
Too many tasks made Larry SAY
There has to be another WAY
I have to use awk, sed, and BA-
sic to do all this stuff toDAY
So he wrote perl with no deLAY
and you don't even have to PAY
'Cept for the books from o.r.A.