Three Words Writing Challenge

My Hometown is Perl

A tour of my language history

Perl, Germany Wolfgang Staudt from Saarbruecken, Germany, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

My hometown is Perl. Not the German town bordered by France and Luxembourg but the Practical Extraction and Reporting Language developed by Larry Wall in 1987 and used to decode the human genome ten years later.




“What Three Words” provides a three word moniker for every location on the planet. Pick your favorite spot and write a story based on the three words that define that location.

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