in reply to Data length in strings
open my $fh, $file_name or die "Cannot open $file_name $!";
read $fh, my $str, -s $fh;
There is no Extraterrestrial life
There aren't any suitably capable Extraterrestrials
Interstellar travel is too difficult
We're too uncool / not worth the trouble
What do you mean they haven't visited?
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