>>>>> "h" ==   <holmberg> writes:

h>         $ ruby -e 'p Object.instance_methods(1).length'
h>         37

pigeon% ruby -e 'p Kernel.instance_methods.length'
37
pigeon% 

pigeon% ruby -e 'p Object.instance_methods(1).length'
37
pigeon% 


 Kernel is a module which is included in Object, and where are defined
 instance methods of Object


Guy Decoux