How much story can you pack into six words? Apparently Hemingway wrote "For sale, baby shoes. Never used." Aaaawww, so sad. But for true pathos, how about the sad laments of cast-off programming languages? Who says "They’ll come crawling back. You’ll see!" or "I was it once! What happened?" Let me try my own for C++ right now:
Unmanaged APIs everywhere. It Just Works.
What do you think?