> I want to make an array of strings, i.e boy, girl, cat dog
> how do I do that in Ruby?

array = %w( boy girl cat dog )

> Also, I want to read words from a file and make them an
> array of strings. I can read files fine but making an
> array of strings is where I am stumped.

location_of_your_file_goes_here = '/tmp/foobar.txt'
array = File.readlines(location_of_your_file_goes_here)

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