Why Perl Is Like a Human Language

This video is in English.
Length: 05:58
Source: BigThink on the 2011-06-13.
Speaker: Larry Wall (TimToady) speaker
Larry Wall's background in linguistics helped him to create a programming language that borrows bits from other languages, much like English. BigThink interview with Larry Wall.

In this part he answers the questions:

Did your study of linguistics play a role in Perl's development?


How are human languages and programming languages similar?