Closure — You Keep On Using That Word

For some time I’ve noticed that people are using the word “closure” for things that — at least from my perspective, knowledge of English, and programming backgroundaren’t closures. They keep using the word, when that’s not what it means.

This has been going on for about a decade and a half and I’ve just bit my tongue, but it’s getting ridiculous at this point, and this abuse/misuse comes with a…