Paul Vick recalls/rewrites a classic Canadian commercial.
I also am Mort. I have in the past agonized over that choice (for a 'non-Name' French reason) of a name. However, I think if we "Take is as our own" it becomes a badge of honour. I have coded TSRs in BASIC, I have written applications for government and private industry (and this company) in BASIC. We can, are, and do write the apps that grease the industry.
TTFN - Kent PS: I love the other official language (Canadian joke) as well. In fact, I think the more languages we have, the better.
Haven't added this in a while, but it's too appropriate: [Listening to: It's More Fun To Compute by Kraftwerk]