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> Trouble is, does this pattern ever appear in normal code? I find 
> it difficult to believe that calling a function that returns a 
> function to be called, and so on, chained in this manner, could 
> happen in real-world code.

Similar code is generated in chains of messages to objects, such as

Several libraries return the object as the result of messages to allow
this kind of chaining.