I still can’t ever remember which one is back slash and which one is forward. In this post, I’m trying to figure out just why that is and how I might be able to help myself with this silly but annoying problem [read more …]
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4 thoughts on “Backslash? Forwardslash? Whichslash?”
The best way I know of to remember them is that a forward-slash leans forward, a back-slash leans backwards:/ – leaning forward\ – leaning back
Arg, evil backslash, fie on it. Does it help to remember that the division symbol is a forward slash? (x = y / z) (For all values of z other than 0, haha.)I had a little post on dys-slash-ia a while back, value of which is that it points to a piece by the actual, real guy who foisted the backslash on us:http://mikepope.com/blog/DisplayBlog.aspx?permalink=1077
Like James said, i picture a little guy standing in the wind. Feet planted he either falls forwards or backwards, but like a weeble-wooble he never quite makes it to the ground.
The "Back Slash" on a keyboard is under the "BACKSPACE"!!!