in reply to Seeking a good punchline

"Sorry, don't get your reference"

"No, so I can't replace /your lighter/"

"Depends on the case <PAUSE> I know, I know. I can be insensitive"

1001 hashes walk into a bar, the bartender says, "Sorry fellas, I can't serve your kind beer."
The hashes respond, "We don't want beer...just a slice."


Update: from an anonymonk friend: "No, but I'll give you $1"

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Re: Re: Seeking a good punchline
by grantm (Parson) on Jul 17, 2002 at 16:33 UTC

    No, but I'll give you $1

    Surely if there was no match, $1 will be undef :-)

      True, but in today's volatile economy, what really is the value of $1?


      Flex the Geek

      If there was no match, $1 will be whatever if was before. Which actually *may* be defined:
      $ perl -wE '"foo" =~ /(.)/; "bar" =~ /f(o)o/ or say $1' f