"Lisp has all the visual appeal of oatmeal with fingernail clippings mixed in."
-- Larry Wall
"Desiderius Erasmus coined the term lunula to refer to the rounded parentheses (), recalling the round shape of the moon."
(n.) - A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
Lunula is a portable and embeddable dialect of Lisp. The syntax currently looks a lot like Scheme with a few common lisp features.
Visit the Lunula website
for more details.