Challenging & Unique
No conventional programming syntax was considered too sacred for evaluation. The end result is intended to be a thoughtful attempt at a programming system without following the common conventions of today's languages.
One technique that Rhumb wants to resurrect from the dinosaurs is prototypal inheritance. Specifically, the Self language version that allows for named multiple inheritance. Rhumb takes this paradigm and integrates it into its core.
Rhumb keeps all the words for you, the programmer. The only reserved words are
empty(in all languages). The Rhumb VS Code extension allows you to use translation files to work across language barriers.