Here they are...
using cmd.exe or console2:

XP pro
version 2002 [SP3]

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.


C:\dev\trunk>mode con

Status for device CON:
----------------------
    Lines:          500
    Columns:        114
    Keyboard rate:  31
    Keyboard delay: 1
    Code page:      437


C:\dev\trunk>ruby -e " \" 3 \" "
-e:1: unterminated string meets end of file


c:\dev>ruby -e " \" 3 " "

# succeeds


C:\dev\trunk>ruby -v
ruby 1.8.6 (2008-07-17 patchlevel 279) [i386-mingw32]

Not that's its really a big deal anyway :)

Thanks

-=R