Wanton Operator...

Textbook's exhortations against the use of goto always remind me of fundamentalist warnings against women; that they are evil and seductive; unnecessary and wicked; their breasts are soft and their hair smells sweet with the lures of Satan, but the manly and disciplined programmer is untempted.
But while we crouch in our austere but rigorous cells, clutching do-while and for to our hard, controlled and recursive chests, we cannot help but overhear the  code bums and reverse engineers cheerfully consorting with goto and jmp, and it is difficult to ignore the obvious pleasure they have with such direct and open operators, no matter how diligently we repeat of catechisms of Kernighan and Ritchie.*

*That great colossus Knuth does not disparage goto.

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