Etymology of "Foo"
- When used in connection with 'bar' it is generally traced to the WW II era Army slang acronym FUBAR ('Fucked Up Beyond All Repair'), later modified to foobar.
The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get.
"Is the leading colon for parameter names passed to PDOStatement::bindParam() optional?"
- Code always works. It's "how" it's used that usually ends up going South.