[This] reminds me of a quotation from somebody that, whenever he tried to explain the logical structure of a programming language to a programmer, it was like a cat trying to explain to a fish what it feels like to be wet.
Saul Gorn, quoted by Julien Green in Microprogramming, Emulators and Programming languages, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 9, No. 3 (March 1966), pp. 230-232