> It couldn't have.
> 
> strip removes newlines, because they are whitespace.
> On the other hand, neither chomp nor strip removes "\240".
> 
>>> "foo  \n".strip
> => "foo"
>>> ("foo " + 0240.chr).chomp
> => "foo \240"

This is why I shouldn't code at 3:30am!  I had used chop instead, which 
of course truncated the text in rare cases.  How can I remove \240?

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