TALL

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TALL

(language)
TAC List Language.

["TALL - A List Processor for the Philco 2000", J. Feldman, CACM 5(9):484-485 (Sep 1962)].
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Or was Chabon, as Matthew Brogan insists, telling a tall tale and inventing for himself a more colorful and fictitious life, because that's just what fiction writers do?
A COUNCILLOR in Gower says stories about a spooky road on the peninsula could be just a tall tale.
Fine examples are given in Twain's Life on the Mississippi (1883), whose effect James Cox described in The Fate of Humor as the narrator's converson of "his humiliation, failure, and anger into a tall tale which will both move and rouse the listener .