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1. (noun) The element of writing code which puts the "fun" in "functional programming."

2. (proper noun) The name of a well-known hacker responsible for the widespread use of Haskell and other strongly, strictly typed programming languages.
1. Today while writing a program employing zygohistomorphic prepromorphisms and I've finally discovered the zen of jlaire.

2. I met jlaire in a coding competition; he blew everyone out of the water. While everyone was coding in C++ using Boost, he was using Haskell with no external libraries.
by qqqqssss July 07, 2011