It Hurts My Teeth When You Say Backslash

How are your floppy disks holding up?

Microsoft Corporation, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

See that “C:\” in the screenshot? That “\” is a backslash. The “/”’s in “http://somewhere.com/whatever.html” are slashes, not backslashes.

That’s all you need to know. You may stop reading now and go about your business.



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Anthony Lawrence (Pcunix)

Anthony Lawrence (Pcunix)


Retired Unix Consultant. I write tech and humor mostly but sometimes other things. see my Lists if your interests are specific.