> [...]
> Sigh.  Hardly a novel gotcha, but I fell right into it.
> 
> Not sure of the best way to do what I want -- maybe just use 
> 'has_key?'
> and then do the right thing.
> 					-- Pete --


maybe

listA=["line1","line2","line3"]
listB=["line5","line3","line4"]

puts(listA & listB)

#=> line3

?

cheers

Simon