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[ShortSlurp] [String]

The Short Slurp Object responds to any unary message by answering with the String object respresenting the contents of the message. The Short Slurp Object appears as a little bullet and can be used to avoid the use of quotes, for instance in array notation. The following code creates an array using no quotes but bullets instead. This works because every bullet refers to the global Short Slurp object that transforms the message into a string.

 ☞ meals := List ←
	• hamburger ;
	• pizza ;
	• haggis.

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