Hal Fulton wrote:
> zdennis wrote:
> 
>>
>> um... the push operator <<
>>
>> some folks call it the less-than-less-than thing, but that seems soo 
>> long.
> 
> 
> Noted. I usually call it the append operator.

In C++, it's often called the insertion operator.  I have been thinking 
of it as such in Ruby.