found this amazing little story at the bottom of the man page for bwbasic, the BASIC interpreter installed on

Thanks, Mrs. Verda Spell!

@cpb i have an extra level of appreciation for bwbasic.

@cpb Thanks to Mrs. Spell. That interpreter made me love Basic, and I became a professional coder working with every BASIC compiler available since.

@cpb That is amazing. Much respect to our coder spiritual ancestors.

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