On Aug 15, 2006, at 8:14 AM, Peter Bailey wrote:

> You mean, it's because I was simply missing quotes around my "#{}"
> expression that it was regarded as a comment? Well, I guess I can
> certainly understand that. Thanks a lot.

Right.  But never use:

   "#{var}"

because that's just a confusing way to say:

   var.to_s

And if the variable is already a String, you really just want:

   var

James Edward Gray II