Provides aliases for the Perl built-in special variables. Everything else about the variables and their use remains the same. Be aware, though, that using the English module significantly slows down a program for regular expressions.
Some of the Perl variables match some
built-in variables. For those
cases, you'll find two English names: a short version (which is the
name) and a longer version. For example, you can use
Here is the list of variables, and their English alternatives:
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