C# - throw your tomatoes but lamda expressions, using blocks and LINQ? I dig it.
C++ - there's a reason every language looks an awful lot like it.
(And I know what you tab-counting Python lovers are gonna say: "but curly braces, ewww!". Python may be "neat" but the first time you have to hunt down an errant tab it becomes apparent what a dumb convention tab-scoping is...)
perl - "It is happily ugly, and happily derivative")