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algorithm, humour /boh"goh-sort"/ (Or "stupid-sort") The
archetypical perversely awful algorithm (as opposed to
bubble sort, which is merely the generic *bad* algorithm).
Bogo-sort is equivalent to repeatedly throwing a deck of cards
in the air, picking them up at random, and then testing
whether they are in order. It serves as a sort of canonical
example of awfulness. Looking at a program and seeing a dumb
algorithm, one might say "Oh, I see, this program uses