Just Another Victim of the Ambient Morality wrote:
>     I'm actually hoping this is an embarrassing question but how do you get 
> the tail end of a string?  All I've figured out is this:
> 
> index = 4
> string[index, string.size - index]
> 
>     ...but surely there's a better way.  This happens to me a lot and I 
> really appreciate Python's curt syntax in this case:  string[index:]
>     What's the Ruby way?
>     Thank you! 
> 
> 
You mean like string[-1]?