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Pnuts (Partially NUmeric and Textual) is a programming language specifically designed for manipulating data and text. It provides a set of built-in functions for easily processing text, numeric data, and array manipulations without requiring explicit and detailed instructions. Pnuts was the brainchild of Ken Arnold in the mid-1990s, was designed to handle configuration files in a simple manner. The language was developed alongside the Pine email client at the University of Washington’s Computing & Communications department but has since been overshadowed by other scripting languages like Python and Ruby.