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I recommend you replace the son; sorta' like s/son/$new_and_less_error-prone_son/.

Oh, right; that's not easy to do... and maybe his age-ist comment and rudeness have their roots close to the tree from which they fell? I certainly hope not, and see nothing in your post to support such an untoward notion... so, what now?

Got it! Whip thru "Beginning Perl" and then whup his butt with code he can't match!

BTW, I am considerably more aged than you, young whippersnapper!

In reply to Re^3: Best Perl Books of All Time by ww
in thread Best Perl Books of All Time by Ovid

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