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This is the best JAPH I've ever seen.....no complexity, purely innovative use of .....oops!!
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$;                              # A lone dollar?
=$";                            # Pod?
$;                              # The return of the lone dollar?
{Just=>another=>Perl=>Hacker=>} # Bare block?
=$/;                            # More pod?
print%;                         # No right operand for %?

Please post how you'd interpret it. Also, feel free to post any other Japhs that you came across or came up with....

Manav
PS : Ozo, for purposes of this question, any approach like 'perl -MO=Deparser....' is banned. ALthough I dont think that would be any problem to you.......
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use English;
$SUBSCRIPT_SEPARATOR                              # A lone dollar?
=$LIST_SEPARATOR;                            # Pod?
our %semi;
$semi                              # The return of the lone dollar?
{"Just${SUBSCRIPT_SEPARATOR}another${SUBSCRIPT_SEPARATOR}Perl${SUBSCRIPT_SEPARATOR}Hacker"} # Bare block?
=$INPUT_RECORD_SEPARATOR;                            # More pod?
print%semi                         # No right operand for %?
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that seems to me to be another JAPH.... ;)

Manav
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although you cleared a lot of things with
use English ;

Manav
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