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Legible Word Scrambling

I was recently reading the Lucky Basartd page on the Stone Brewery website and I remembered an (unverified) study claiming “scrambled words are legible as long as first and last letters are in place.” For grins, I whipped up a Python script to scramble a word/sentence.

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Substrings in C

Sometimes I get frustrated about that things that aren’t included in the C standard libs. Chief among my frustrations: there is no substring function! I know C is bare-bones for a reason, but they couldn’t think to include it in <string.h>?

I also posed this question on Stack Overflow and there was quite a bit of good discussion about substrings in C: 
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7406219/why-is-substring-not-part-of-the-c-standard-library

So, after a bit of researching I came up with this:

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