Eleanor Blair (lnr) wrote,
Eleanor Blair

An old meme

I think it's very unfair to be tagged from a blog that's not even on livejournal! Still, I shall do this one since it's the first time that Anna has asked. An old meme, though I don't recall it being so many sentences before.

  1. Grab the book closest to you.
  2. Open to page 123, go down to the fifth sentence.
  3. Post the text of next 3 sentences on your blog.
  4. Name of the book and the author.
  5. Tag three people.

So here's my three sentences:

Thus you can use last to leave the block or redo to restart the block.* Note that this is not true in eval {}, sub {}, or, much to everyone's surprise do {}. These three are not loop blocks because they're not BLOCKs by themselves; the keyword in front makes them mere terms in an expression that just happen to include a code block.

From Programming Perl, Third Edition by Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen and Jon Orwant, published by O'Reilly.

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