I'm still a tiny bit pissed off at the first programming book I ever picked up at the library.
This resulted in my parsing "getElementById" as "getElementByld". ("byid" and "BYLD" to be clear). Being non-native in english, the words didn't help me much.
I couldn't get the code examples in the book to work, so I gave up and didn't learn it until years later.
@zatnosk shockingly bad typesetting on their part!
@zatnosk Huh. The power of font, and how design of words on the page has its own ramifications. That's pretty frustrating, particularly when programming requires pretty exact lettering.
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