TIL the term “Easter Egg” was coined in 1979 by an Atari software developer to describe a hidden message in a video game.

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  1. “The earliest known Easter egg in software in general is one placed in the “make” command for PDP-6/PDP-10 computers sometime in October 1967–October 1968, wherein if the user attempts to create a file named “love” by typing “make love”, the program responds “not war?” before proceeding.”

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