It is a poor worker who blames his tools. The language is not the problem, it is what you do with it but still...
YOUR PROGRAMMING TASK: To shoot yourself in the foot.
C: You shoot yourself in the foot.
C++: You accidentally create a dozen instances of yourself and shoot them all in the foot. Providing emergency medical assistance is impossible since you can't tell which are bitwise copies and which are just pointing at others and saying, "That's me, over there."
Perl: You grep through a list of your body parts, shooting the bits that look like feet. On the first try, you don't shoot anything, and realize that you're matching hashrefs instead of scalars. On the second try, you shoot off your big toe instead of the whole foot (shouldn't have used greedy matching in the regex). Finally, you shoot yourself in the foot, generalize your code to allow it to shoot anyone anywhere, and post it on CPAN as SUICIDE::LITE.
Python: You want to shoot the toes off your foot. You ask your foot to tell you about all of your toes, but to please pause for a while after each one so you can shoot it. After you shoot, your foot begins where it left off.
FORTRAN: You shoot yourself in each toe, iteratively, until you run out of toes, then you read in the next foot and repeat. If you run out of bullets, you continue with the attempts to shoot anyways because you have no exception-handling capability.
Pascal: The compiler won't let you shoot yourself in the foot.
Ada: After correctly packing your foot, you attempt to concurrently load the gun, pull the trigger, scream, and shoot yourself in the foot. When you try, however, you discover you can't because your foot is of the wrong type.
COBOL: Using a COLT 45 HANDGUN, AIM gun at LEG.FOOT, THEN place ARM.HAND.FINGER on HANDGUN.TRIGGER and SQUEEZE. THEN return HANDGUN to HOLSTER. CHECK whether shoelace needs to be re-tied.
LISP: You shoot yourself in the appendage which holds the gun with which you shoot yourself in the appendage which holds the gun with which you shoot yourself in the appendage which holds the gun with which you shoot yourself in the appendage which holds the gun with which you shoot yourself in the appendage which holds the gun with which you shoot yourself in the appendage which holds...
FORTH: Foot in yourself shoot.
BASIC: Shoot yourself in the foot with a water pistol. On large systems, continue until entire lower body is waterlogged.
Java: You find that Microsoft and Oracle have released incompatible class libraries both implementing Gun objects. You then find that although there are plenty of feet objects implemented in the past, you cannot get access to one. But seeing as Java is so cool, you don't care and go around shooting anything else you can find.