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  Arguments are separated by spaces
  If you want to include spaces in your arguments, enclose them in quotes:
        $ grep 'Reegen Hatch' /etc/passwd
        reegen:x:1000:1000:Reegen Hatch:/home/reegen:/bin/ksh
        $ grep "George's"  my.email.txt
        Everyone loves to ride in George's pontoon boat.
  Double quotes allow variable and backtick expansion.
  Single quotes don't.

Copyright 2005, Bri Hatch of Onsight, Inc.

Presented at LFNW - LinuxFest Northwest, Bellingham, Washington, Apr 2005

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