7stud -- wrote in post #988797:
>> @7stud: Pardon if I wasn't clear in my OP, but I was asking about
>> recursion.
> My point was that a recursive method seems harder to explain than your
> lambda example.  As you detailed, your lambda example can be explained
> by a closure.

Yeah, well, I apologize, but that was my typo.  I meant "I *wasn't* 
asking about recursion".  (And no, recursion doesn't seem particularly 
difficult to explain, does it?!? :)

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