> >   1) It's a pronoun
> >   2) It's very short
> >   3) It has some semantic value, i.e. as in (me)thod
> >   4) It not really used for anything else (AFAIK)
> 
> I think your initial reaction was right :-)  With things like this, I
> usually run through in my mind what it would be like to teach it to a
> new Rubyist.  I think trying to explain "self" and "me" would be
> awkward.

"me" should be pretty mnemotechnical for method
I would find it hard to forget that way



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