COBOL: 1982

OPEN INPUT SalesDataFile

Result:  Snickering and ridicule for linguistic verbosity

PowerShell: 2016

Get-Content $SalesDataFile

Result: Standing ovation

If it barks like a duck and quacks like a dog, it must be a pig.” – Aristotle, 1954 AD

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