input record sepArator (equivalent of "$|" of perl)

JanC usenet_spam at janc.invalid
Tue Jan 4 02:12:33 CET 2005


Jeff Shannon schreef:

> John Machin wrote:
> 
>>Subtle distinction: A metER is a measuring device. A MetRE is a unit of
>>distance.

> ... except in the US, where we stubbornly apply the same spelling to 
> both of those.  (It figures that we Americans just ignore subtle 
> distinctions....)

Or there is some Dutch influence...  ;)
(In Dutch it's "meter" for both meanings.)


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