Most confusing language

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    Most confusing language

    What do you guys think the most confusing prograqming language is, in termas of syntax ?

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    I was about to type "Lisp". Then I realised, it's not confusing, just different. To be honest I can't think of anything language that looks confusing, although I guess some do if you don't take a little time to read about them and try to use them (like brain.......... and derivatives, forth - the list goes on, literally, somewhere on wikipedia).

    EDIT: Does that make sense to anyone? I'm reading it over and over and I'm convinced I'm drunk or something.
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    I've always had trouble switching in and out Python, but it's not because it's confusing, but rather because it does many things differently.
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    I've only programmed in HTML and C (if my previous tool that has a semi-unique language is allowed, C-script). I've seen Nyquist (or whatever The GIMP uses). HTML is very easy to use and learn, easier than even C-script. C is a little confusing, mostly because I'm still fairly new to it and there's a lot more to it than C-script offers. Nyquist is confusing solely due to all those nested parentheses and you can easily lose track. I'd rather write a moderately complex plug-in in C than a simple one in Nyquist (but then again, I don't really know it).

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    7. It is easier to write an incorrect program than understand a correct one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave_Sinkula View Post
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    I'm all for Intercal. Specifically, Threaded Intercal.
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    Machine code?

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    English.
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    Haskel.

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    Hah, slander!
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    C++. With Objective C as a close runner up.
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    I'm gonna have to say Haskell. That language is wicked.

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    No kidding.

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