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VALGOL is a joke language created by John Unger Zussman, and is one of the lesser known programming languages. It was described in the Info World article as follows:
- (With special thanks to Dan and Betsy "Moon Unit" Pfau) - From its modest beginnings in southern California's San Fernando Valley, VALGOL is enjoying a dramatic surge of popularity across the industry.
- VALGOL commands include REALLY, LIKE, WELL and Y$KNOW. Variables are assigned with the =LIKE and =TOTALLY operators. Other operators include the "CALIFORNIA BOOLEANS", FERSURE, and NOWAY. Repetitions of code are handled in FOR-SURE loops. Here is a sample VALGOL program:
14 LIKE, Y$KNOW (I MEAN) START %% IF PI A =LIKE BITCHEN AND 01 B =LIKE TUBULAR AND 9 C =LIKE GRODY**MAX 4K (FERSURE)**2 18 THEN 4I FOR I=LIKE 1 TO OH MAYBE 100 86 DO WAH + (DITTY**2) 9 BARF(I) =TOTALLY GROSS(OUT) -17 SURE 1F LIKE BAG THIS PROGRAM ? REALLY $$ LIKE TOTALLY (Y*KNOW)
- VALGOL is characterized by its unfriendly error messages. For example, when the user makes a syntax error, the interpreter displays the message, GAG ME WITH A SPOON!
There is an "implementation" over at Cat's Eye.