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1. The creation of Python:
Python was created as a hobby project when the creator Rossum was looking for something to keep him occupied during the holidays. He later named the new scripting language ‘Python.’
2. Python was named after a comedian:
The creator Rossum was a fan of the famous British comedy coupe Monty Python, and in an impulsive moment, he decided to name his new scripting language after him.
3. Python has a pet poem:
If you type in ‘import this’ in your Python IDLE,a you will find a beautiful poem written by Tim Peters, highlighting the philosophies of Python.
4. The antigravity comic:
Just go to the IDLE and type in import antigravity if you want to see a nice comic about the antigravity module.
5. Python is popular:
Python is a widely-used and most-liked coding language. Some of the big tech names that use Python as their prime coding language are; NASA, Nokia, Google, Facebook, Netflix and many more.
7. People love Python:
According to a recent survey, almost 6 out of every 10 parents preferred that their children learn Python during their primary school.