Joel VanderWerf wrote:
...
> @last_name = "powers"
> 
> me = Person.new {
>    @name = 'austin' + @last_name
>    @age = 31
> }

Oops, should have been

me = Person.new { |who|
    who.name = 'austin' + @last_name
    who.age = 31
}