So can we make it an option in the user settings*?
I agree with brainpan: this is one amusing PM oddity
(and see this for how I feel about
them) can be awkward at best, annoying at worst. If
someone with strict chatterboxing (jabborwocking?) wants
to "make a funny" he or she can just escape the command
and get the intended effect. Of course, this means some
poor sap has to code it, but that's not my
And shouldn't you escape that command with a backslash?
I mean, after all, this is perlmonks...
* I avoided the obligatory use strict 'Chatterbox'; joke. Or tried, at any rate.