Duct Tape Quotation

andrew-perl08@mail.black1.org.uk andrew-perl08 at mail.black1.org.uk
Mon Nov 19 23:03:14 GMT 2012

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 09:58:51PM +0000, Tom Hukins wrote:
> Perl was once described as "the duct tape that hold the Internet
> together".  As I recall this phrase comes from the webmaster of

Tried looking in the OED and that doesnt shed any light.
But following amused me 

    1995   Economist 1 July    The..servers that make up the most 
    popular part of the Internet are often written in Perl, and 
    virtually all Web-based information exchanges are handled with the language.

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