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Origin of the programming language term “boxing”? [closed]

What was the first programming environment (probably language) to use the words "boxing" and "unboxing" to indicate encapsulating a primitive type in some kind of wrapper to allow it to be used in ...
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What is language-agnosticism and why is it called that way?

When is something language agnostic? Why is it called that way?