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Date: Wed, 2 Dec 1998 20:27:52 EST
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>Ada programmer turns off computer and gets up:
>  "Well, I guess you guys will be working late again!"
>First programmer responds:
>  "What, don't tell me your done!"
>Ada programmer respondes while leaving:
>  "Yes." [pause] "Good night."
>Second programmer asks first:
>  "What's his secret?"
>First programmer replies somewhat mournfully and/or jealously:
>  "He uses Ada."

This seems just a little like the Maytag repairman spots,
but a whole lot like the Macintosh Support spots (when his
phone finally does ring, "It's for you guys", because the
neighboring Windows Support folks all are on their lines.