Difference between " and '

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Fri Jul 22 05:06:10 CEST 2005

On 2005-07-22, Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVEMEcyber.com.au> wrote:

>>>> Can someone tell me the difference between single quote and double
>>>> quote?
>>>  >>> ord("'") - ord('"')
>>> 5
>> Very zen.
> But unfortunately incorrect, since the original poster 
> didn't ask for the difference between the ordinal 
> values of the single quote and double quote characters,

  It's a, I say it's a _joke_ son. Don't cha get it? You're
  built too short, the good ones go over yer head. Ya got a
  hole in yer glove, boy, I keep pitching them and you keep
  missing them. Ya gotta keep yer eye on the ball, son. Eye.
  Ball. Eyeball. I almost had a funny there. Joke, that is.

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