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Discussion on: Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?

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I write similar rants. My pet peeve is using "persist" to describe writing XML to a disk file; and to read it back, "depersist"... Really? It's like saying "cray-cray" instead of crazy. Do you think it makes you sound creative? Or just arrogant and a little dumb.