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What do you mean "Right answer"? There are many ways of doing things in perl. You don't have get snotty about it. Here is yet another way that is even more efficent then your "right answer", but not as efficent as my previous example:
&commify($x);#Robust - Does all size numbers sub commify { local $_ = shift; 1 while s/(-?\d+)(\d{3})/$1,$2/; return $_; }

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