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Hey there! This reading is not going to be a technical one. Instead, it's just a little portion of information that you might have not known before. I once worked for a project that did currency exchanges. As you probably know, currencies have 3-letter codes (ISO 4217), and I asked myself if there's a currency with code "PHP".

PHP: Philippine peso! In Philippines you can code PHP for PHP!
Philippine Pesos

But there's more to it.. "PHP: Prvi Hrvatski Pištolj" stands for "first Croatian pistol". Next time someone tells me that it's too easy to shoot your own leg with PHP, I'll definitely agree.
If you don't believe me - checkout these 10 most common mistakes PHP programmers make from Toptal!

Or checkout Eric Wastl's list of things in PHP that make him sad. Or these three weird facts about PHP that you might not have known. The thing is PHP is a great programming language for building web applications, but... it's not without it's quirks.

___What else does PHP stand for???___

Project Honey Pot - system targeted at spammers and email harversters.

Pigeonhole principle - if n items are put into m containers, with n > m, then at least one container must contain more than one item. Mathematicians can be even more weird then programmers, can't they? And remember, programmers can right something like if (true == false)...

PHP has even more meanings, see this wikipedia page) for reference and havePHun!


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