Once upon a time, S.R. Bourne wrote the Bourne Shell.
It is clear that he went insane at some point, and wanted all the C to look like shell scripts! From V7 Unix: https://mastodon.sdf.org/media/NYSv36VTqV4n2d-tQXo
@yakkoj I like the use of "synbad." It's funny to me. Don't know why.