I guess I'm just a lazy slug. I usually go with
$a, $b, $c, etc
. Years of schooling in Basic,
Fortran and C taught me that for loops always need to
be $i, $j, $k
and that if you need more than
four levels of loop you should start over...
Of course, in perl that
bites me on the ass at "m" or "s" or "x" or "y".
$you = new YOU;
honk() if $you->love(perl)
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