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Song Parodies -> "Malbolge (Ode to an Esoteric Language)"

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Original Performer:

Procol Harum

Parody Song Title:

"Malbolge (Ode to an Esoteric Language)"

Parody Written by:

Susanna Viljanen

The Lyrics

Malbolge, named after 8th circle of Hell, is considered as one of the most difficullt programming languages, if not THE most difficult. It is even more diabolical than Brainf*ck, and even more obfuscated than C at worst. So here is my ode to that language.
Your multilingual coding skills
has led you in this feat
You show your skills in writing
you sure can give 'em treat
The demos you have written
they surely show all your skills
But there is one esoteric language
that is a certain kill

Your source code is all gibberish
and your pointers set up wrong
You'd better not write on Malbolge -
'cos compiling it takes too long

The reverse reading of your program code
Goes on by on by hours
It looks as if it's encrypted
and your mind is somewhat sour
Both you yourself and also any fool
who dares to read your code
Will sure find it's impossible
to understand what you wrote

Your source code is all gibberish
and your pointers set up wrong
You'd better not write on Malbolge -
'cos compiling it takes too long

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Patrick - October 16, 2013 - Report this comment
Sounds like the Esperanto word "malbolige", meaning roughly "to freeze something" (opposite-boil-cause + adverbial ending). Which is almost more complex than I can figure out. I'm sure the National Security Agency is fluent and can read anything someone tries to encode with this "gibberish". Gibberish, of course, being the official language of Washington, DC.
Susanna Viljanen - October 17, 2013 - Report this comment
You are on right tracks:prefix "mal-" means "evil" in Latin, and Esperanto in all its logicity has adopted that prefix to denote "the opposite of". If you check the Wikipedia article of Malbolge, you'll know what I mean.

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