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Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I have come accross the code where in the global variable $st_mode is been accessed as $'st_mode what does the single quote in the variable $'st_mode refer to? Similarly there is a function call &'Stat so i am curious enough to know the real usgae of the quote