More on Metasyntactic Variables

My good friend Mikael Muszynski sent me this nugget about metasyntactic variables:

I was reminded of the fact that companies which speak primarily in Swedish have their own metasyntactic variables!

The code will generally be written in English, but instead of foo and bar, they have a clever system:

“Apa” is the word for monkey [in Swedish], and not only is it a somewhat amusing word, it also happens to start with the letter “a”!

So the pattern goes apa, bepa, cepa, depa

Clever indeed.

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