[vcf-midatlantic] COBOL wise-guy

Barry L. Kline lists at blkline.com
Tue Apr 14 18:00:29 EDT 2020

On 4/14/20 1:56 PM, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Bill Degnan posted
> Q.  State the four divisions of a COBOL program
> A: earth air fire water: the 4 elements that make everything :-)

All I know is that the purpose of the COBOL compiler on RSTS/E was to
teach how to spell the word environment.  You wouldn't believe how long
the compilation error listing was if you missed the middle 'N'.


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