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1 Saturn eyepopslikeamosquito 343
2 Failure To Refactor stephen 197
3 Perl Idioms Explained - my $string = do { local $/; <FILEHANDLE> }; jeffa 190
4 I think Perl ruined me as a programmer Petras 164
5 Can a non-programmer teach Perl? Ovid 162
6 fork-bomb! Xanatax 159
7 Spiro Japh liverpole 158
8 What I Most Recently Learned in Perl, But Should Have Already Known liverpole 155
9 (tye)Re: A question of style tye 154
10 Named anonymous subs ysth 150
11 Perl Idioms Explained - $|++ broquaint 150
12 Re: Estimating Task Complexity VS Loudmouth BrowserUk 144
13 Open Has a New Trick Zaxo 144
14 Resorting to Sorting japhy 138
15 T.I.T.S. Or, Try It To See. Tanalis 137
16 UNIX 'command' equivalents in Perl cdarke 136
17 TMTOWTDI... and most of them are wrong tlm 136
18 Don't Use Regular Expressions To Parse IP Addresses! ybiC 136
19 OT: Job Advice abaxaba 131
20 make me smile Len 131
21 MP3 server with IO::Socket perlmonkey 131
22 Re: $a++ allowed by $a-- is not ! why? jeffa 130
23 New Site Rules Governing User Accounts vroom 126
24 Categorized best nodes gmax 125
25 On Answering Questions merlyn 123
26 Sharing database handle Marcello 121
27 Perl Scatology tlm 120
28 Resources to get help in Perl szabgab 118
29 News alerts using the BBC's news ticker data file SuperCruncher 118
30 Camel Fishing Ovid 118
31 Perl style question: loops with postcondition IlyaM 115
32 OT: The mythical man month - have we learned nothing? EdwardG 114
33 Re: Are there any drawbacks to comments -- can they hurt the performance of Perl code? BrowserUk 113
34 Reminders for Friars, etc... footpad 112
35 The Virtue of Silence TheoPetersen 112
36 Re: Should I write your code ? gmax 111
37 stopping my spamming Anonymous Monk 110
38 (Golf) Let's go bowling virtualsue 109
39 Avoiding a second click MMilani 108
40 Capture and Resolve Constants to Names chromatic 108
41 How I came to contribute to Perl 6 kyle 107
42 Re: Tying merlyn 106
43 Re: Second rate programmers and my confession footpad 105
44 Seeker Of Perl Sympathy Cody Pendant 103
45 Cross-platform development: editors radiantmatrix 102
46 Re: Advanced Perl Programming, 2nd edition xdg 101
47 Would you use SQLite? Matts 101
48 Regex Capturing: Is this a bug or a feature? shotgunefx 100
49 Re: Perl best practices fanatism brian_d_foy 99
50 Help needed understanding global variables in Perl Anonymous Monk 99
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[Corion]: I guess part of the fun will be to add all those optional prepositions etc. to the grammar, whereas that is easy with regular expressions :)

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