> 	Pickaxe Book (2nd Ed.), P. 49, 2nd example, line 3:
>
> 	@songs.find {|song| title == song.name }
>
> 	I  can't find a definition of the "|song|" construction in the book. 
> It is intuitively obvious that it is a variable, and a sort of 
> "catcher's mitt" for the output of the method "@songs.find" -- and 
> acts that way for all other example in the book that I can find.
>
> 	What I _can't_ find, though, is a discussion of the construction -- 
> or did I miss it somewhere?
>
> Sam Bassett
>
>


Why, it's a chute, of course:
   http://poignantguide.net/ruby/chapter-3.html (Section: Block 
Arguments)

;-)

(Definitely, my all-time favorite intro-to-a-programming-language text.)

Richard W. Norton