From a Computerworld article from 1998 (Occupational hazards unmasked!)
Algolholism: Sufferers can’t stop writing Algol programs, even though no one has sighted a working Algol program since 1977. Victims spend their days rummaging though old computer output recycling bins looking for a line or two of pure Algol code. The best treatment? Wean addicts off Algol with a synthetic derivative called Cobol.