On Mon, Aug 13, 2018, 5:48 PM Greg Ewing <greg.ew...@canterbury.ac.nz>

> Chris Angelico wrote:
> > No, lambda calculus isn't on par with brakes - but anonymous functions
> > are, and if they're called "lambda", you just learn that.
> It's like saying that people would find it easier to learn to
> drive if "brakes" were called "stoppers" or something. I don't
> think that's true.

There isn't much jargon involved in learning to drive and most of it is
natural: left turn, right turn, blinkers, etc.

Compare this with learning to sail. I still don't remember which side is

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